[R] how to install BLAS on Solaris

ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Thu Mar 13 18:07:54 CET 2003

On Thu, 13 Mar 2003, Tao Hou wrote:

> I try to install Matrix package on Solaris 7. but it require BLAS library.
I download BLAS from www.netlib.org. but there is no makefile. Could 
somebody give me some information?

f77 -O2 -c *.f
ar rc libblas.a *.o

will do.  *However* Matrix requires an lapack library, and lapack comes 
with a copy of blas and a Makefile (at least in the version I have)

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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