math/R maintenance

Kurt Jaeger lists at
Sun May 22 09:37:28 UTC 2016


> Some time ago I submitted a patch [1] to add some optimization related
> options to math/R (choose with BLAS library to link against and add LTO,
> basically). The PR has not received much attention since then, and the
> maintainer hasn't replied to my emails either.

I've tested the patch, it does no longer apply cleanly. Can you
update the patch and add it to

Then I can test and commit it, with maintainer timeout 8-}

> The Makefile of the port seems somewhat outdated as well and could use some
> improvements. If the port needs a new maintainer I would volunteer, even
> though I have no previous experience. At the very least I could certainly
> help putting it into shape and testing it.

Looking at the updates to that port, this sounds like a realistic option.

pi at            +49 171 3101372                         4 years to go !

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