[R] enable-R-shlib ?

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Wed Apr 11 12:28:20 CEST 2007

You'll find the definitive discussion in the R-admin manual.

On Wed, 11 Apr 2007, Bernardo Rangel Tura wrote:

> Hi R Masters!
> Recently I migrated to Ubuntu Linux [I a former windows user].
> Now I think compile a 64-bit R version for my computer [Turion AMD], but
> I not sure if using the configure option --enable-R-shlib.
> I note this option is usefull for some GUI like gnomeGui and JGR, but
> this will go penalty performace so I ask:
> 1- I must using this option?

No: it is not even the default.

> 2- If I using this option, have an another option wich i gain performace
> [like --enable-Blas]?

There is no such option, but the most useful thing you can do is to add an 
optimized BLAS: again see the R-admin manual.

> Thanks for all

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