Updated directions on building 64-bit Rblas using OpenBLAS for R 3.2

March 16, 2015

(This article was first published on Strange Attractors » R, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)

I’ve updated the directions as to how to build 64-bit R for Windows linking to OpenBLAS, as the entire R build process for Windows will change for R version 3.2 and subsequent. I’ve turned it into a static page, instead of a post, in case the build process changes again. While the title has 3.2 in it, the URL doesn’t, so it should be future-proof. Then again, that’s number 47 on the list of 996 famous last words! As always, I’m interested in hearing if anyone successfully builds it and how much of a difference it makes.

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