[Rd] Installing R-1.1.0 (PR#612)

Berwin Turlach berwin@maths.uwa.edu.au
Wed, 2 Aug 2000 18:08:11 +0800 (WST)

Dear Brian,

>>>>> "BDR" == Prof Brian D Ripley <ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk> writes:

  >> My system is essentially a RedHat 6.0 with a 2.2.10 kernel.
  >> I am using the Pentium GCC (http://www.goof.com/pcg/)
  >> bossiaea:/opt/R/R-1.1.0$ which gcc /usr/local.own/bin/gcc
  >> bossiaea:/opt/R/R-1.1.0$ gcc --version pgcc-2.91.60

  BDR> I suspect a bug in that compiler, as you had problems with NAs,
  BDR> and that is the only thing that seems different from known
  BDR> working setups.  My suggestion would be to use gcc-2.95.2,
  BDR> which I compiled from source and works well for us on RH6.0.
  BDR> Or even try the compiler that comes with RH6.0 (egcs-2.91.66, I
  BDR> believe).
I finally got around to download the sources of gcc-2.95.2 and
installing it.  R-1.1.0 (and all packages that I install on my system)
compiled with gcc-2.95.2 now pass `make check'.  So I guess your
suspicion was correct.

Thanks for the help.


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