[Slackbuilds-users] Error building OpenBLAS

Didier Spaier didier at slint.fr
Wed Oct 3 08:00:50 UTC 2018

On 10/3/18 1:04 AM, Rich Shepard wrote:
>   Downloaded the tarball and tried building it. The error reported is:
> Makefile:135: *** OpenBLAS: Detecting CPU failed.  Please set TARGET
> explicitly, e.g.  make TARGET=your_cpu_target.  Please read README for the
> detail..  Stop.
> OpenBLAS is an optimized BLAS library based on GotoBLAS2 1.13 BSD version.
> Added symbolic link to install a generic blas library that can be used by
> Octave and R.
>   In OpenBLAS.SlackBuild the target looks at uname -m which here reports the
> processor type as x86_64. That target is not explicit in the build file, but
> I assume it's accepted in the last choice after i?586 and arm*.
>   Should I add a target of x86_64 to the build script?

The message from the Makefile probably refers to a file in the source archive,
not the README provided by the SlackBuild maintainer...


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