[Rd] Re: [R] How to build R-1.3.0 under HP-UX 11.00

Kurt Hornik Kurt.Hornik@ci.tuwien.ac.at
Sun, 8 Jul 2001 08:54:41 +0200

>>>>> Prof Brian Ripley writes:

> The first few errors mean that you don't have xdr support in the
> libraries you included. R checks for the headers rpc/rpc.h and
> rpc/xdr.h so you have those.

> Try man xdr and see if it requires an additional library.

Actually, I think configure is not smart enough about this.

We currently test for the headers but not for any xdr_* library
function.  As we say that only ISO C can be assumed and everything else
must be tested for, I think we must test for the library functions too.
But where?

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