OpenBLAS binary packages

Artur Szostak aszostak at
Wed May 15 08:35:52 UTC 2019

> Its not possible to get binary installs for OpenBLAS due to license
> conflicts between it and one of its deps, openssl IIRC. Because of this
> the buildbots flag the builds as non-distributable.

OK. But again. If I am trying to get the thing installed from a local repository of my own prebuilt binaries, why does that not work? How is the buildbot involved in that case?

>> I am trying to understand why I am not able to get the OpenBLAS port to install exclusively from binary packages, i.e. using something like:
>>    sudo port -b install OpenBLAS
>> Even if I prepare a local repository with the prebuilt binary packages it indicates that it is not able to find any binary package and the above
>> command fails. I have no such problem with other ports.
>> I had a quick look to see if there is something in the Portfile itself that forces compilation from source but did not find anything obvious.
>> Is there such a mechanism? what is it? and can this be disabled / overridden?

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