[Rd] Installing R-1.1.0 (PR#612)
Fri, 21 Jul 2000 22:08:42 +0200 (MET DST)
On Fri, 21 Jul 2000, Prof Brian D Ripley wrote:
> On Fri, 21 Jul 2000, Berwin Turlach wrote:
> > Dear Brian,
> > >>>>> "BDR" == Prof Brian D Ripley <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > BDR> i686-pc-linux-gnu is a widely used and tested platform for R,
> > BDR> and we know that 1.1.0 and the latest patched version both pass
> > BDR> `make check' on a Debian distribution (2.2?) and RedHat 6.0 and
> > BDR> (RedHat 6.2 with gcc-2.95.2) and various others.
> > BDR> This suggests that the problem is specific to your Linux
> > BDR> installation, so can you give us more details please?
> > Sure.
> > At the end of ./configure in the unpacked R-1.1.0 directory I get:
> > R is now configured for i686-pc-linux-gnu
> > Source directory: .
> > Installation directory: /usr/local.own
> > C compiler: gcc -mieee-fp -D__NO_MATH_INLINES -g -O2
> > FORTRAN compiler: g77 -g -O2
> > X11 support: yes
> > Gnome support: no
> > Tcl/Tk support: yes
> > I append below the config.cache that is created.
> > 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
> I suspect a bug in that compiler, as you had problems with NAs,
> and that is the only thing that seems different from known working setups.
> My suggestion would be to use gcc-2.95.2, which I compiled from
> source and works well for us on RH6.0. Or even try the compiler
> that comes with RH6.0 (egcs-2.91.66, I believe).
Choose gcc-2.95.2, egcs causes problems with loading shared objects which
may result in crashes, at least egcs-1.1.2.
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