Download, Compile and Link 'OpenBLAS' Library with R

The 'ropenblas' package (<>) is useful for users of any 'GNU/Linux' distribution. It will be possible to download, compile and link the 'OpenBLAS' library (<>) with the R language, always by the same procedure, regardless of the 'GNU/Linux' distribution used. With the 'ropenblas' package it is possible to download, compile and link the latest version of the 'OpenBLAS' library even the repositories of the 'GNU/Linux' distribution used do not include the latest versions of 'OpenBLAS'. If of interest, older versions of the 'OpenBLAS' library may be considered. Linking R with an optimized version of 'BLAS' (<>) may improve the computational performance of R code. The 'OpenBLAS' library is an optimized implementation of 'BLAS' that can be easily linked to R with the 'ropenblas' package.


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0.2.10 by Pedro Rafael D. Marinho, 7 months ago,

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Authors: Pedro Rafael D. Marinho [aut, cre]

Documentation:   PDF Manual  

GPL-3 license

Imports glue, magrittr, getPass, rstudioapi, stringr, git2r, RCurl, XML, cli, pingr, withr, rlang, fs, rvest

System requirements: GNU Make, GCC Compiler Suite (C and Fortran)

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