[Rd] Installing R-1.1.0 (PR#612)
Prof Brian D Ripley
Sat, 22 Jul 2000 06:28:16 +0100 (BST)
[Taken off R-bugs]
On Fri, 21 Jul 2000, Albrecht Gebhardt wrote:
> On Fri, 21 Jul 2000, Prof Brian D Ripley wrote:
> > 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.
No problems have been found on any of our RH6.0 installations (and
egcs-1.1.2 is egcs-2.91.66 as supplied with that distribution). That
problem is reported for RH6.>2<, but not 0.
I made the comment in the knowledge that R 1.1.0 does work on a vanilla
RH6.0 installation (with egcs-g77), as until recently that was my Linux
test platform (and I still have access to a dozen such machines).
It provides a known quantity to compare with Berwin's compiler (and
as I compiled gcc-2.95.2 from the sources it is not so precisely known
Brian D. Ripley, firstname.lastname@example.org
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