[R-SIG-Mac] vecLib and building R from source

Simon Urbanek simon.urbanek at r-project.org
Fri Sep 2 02:07:35 CEST 2005

On Sep 1, 2005, at 7:13 PM, Kjell Konis wrote:

> On 31 Aug 2005, at 20:33, Simon Urbanek wrote:
>> You should definitely use Apple's compiler, stock GNU gcc is NOT  
>> the same as Apple, because there are many features that Apple  
>> folks have added. You should check out the Apple branch from GNU.
> It might not be such a good idea to be too dependent on Apple's  
> gcc.  There are compilers from IBM and Intel that people may at  
> some time be interested in using.

You're free to, but then you should know what you're doing and find  
out the right flags for your compiler ;).

As of R-devel configure will automatically use vecLib if the compiler  
supports -framework and vecLib is present, so you don't need to  
supply any flags unless you have an esoteric compiler.


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