[R-SIG-Mac] How to Speed up R on the G5

Thomas Lumley tlumley at u.washington.edu
Mon Feb 7 17:12:19 CET 2005

On Mon, 7 Feb 2005, Michael Redmond wrote:

> Thomas,
> IBM makes C compiler optimized for Mac OS/X:
> http://www-306.ibm.com/software/info/ecatalog/en_US/products/K107418L80422W37.html
> But I did not see a Fortran compiler.


>			 Does anyone know if Absoft the same as 
> the above and does it include the compatible optimizing Fortran compiler?

The IBM page on 'How to buy' links to


It's not the same as the Absoft Pro Fortran.  I don't know which is 
better.  They also aren't explicit on whether the IBM Fortran is 
compatible with gcc --  it isn't on our university's central AIX system.

There is a free trial period, though...


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