Re: [Rd] LAPACK libraries improperly linked

From: Ron Burns <>
Date: Sun, 14 Nov 2010 18:44:27 -0800

Thank you for your help. With help from Dirk Eddelbuettel we found that I needed to explicitly install libatlas-base-dev. After doing this everything worked with no further fuss.

Best Regards,


On 11/14/2010 05:12 PM, Davor Cubranic wrote:
> On November 14, 2010 10:05:24 am Ron Burns wrote:
>> [ 41 ]<wow> (ron) ls /usr/lib/libatlas*
>> /usr/lib/
>> [ 42 ]<wow> (ron) ls /usr/lib/libf77blas*
>> /usr/lib/
>> -------- so these are there and linked OK and there is no Rlapack.
> These are soft links. Could you do an 'ls -l' and see what they are
> linked to? And if it's another link in /etc/alternatives, could you
> check its target, too? My guess is that the indirection in
> /etc/alternatives somehow went awry.
> Davor

R. R. Burns
Physicist (Retired)
Oceanside, CA

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