[Rcpp-devel] R & RcppArmadillo decomposition disagreement

Dirk Eddelbuettel edd at debian.org
Fri May 31 22:52:57 CEST 2013

On 31 May 2013 at 16:35, Colin Rundel wrote:
| I think that I've actually found the issue, the liblapack.so and libblas.so installed in my /usr/lib/R/lib/ were actually from the revolution-mkl package and not from r-base-core. Once I purged that package everything seems to be working. Not sure what criteria the g++ linker was using to chose one but not the other or why mkl lapack would work for small matrices but fail with large ones.
| Regardless, thanks everyone for the help, I can finally climb out of my self dug hole.

Aw shucks, been there, done that myself in the past and had promptly
forgotten about it :-/

Yes, those MKL 9 packages from a few years ago "may have issues".  So sorry
for the pain, but you're all the wiser now :)


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