[Rd] Problem testing R version 1.3.1 (PR#1143)

Gordon Lack gml4410@ggr.co.uk
Fri, 26 Oct 2001 17:40:05 +0100

> >    I have compiled R version 1.3.1 on a Linux system.
> Which one? In particular, which compiler version?

   Redhat6.2 with:

gcc version egcs-2.91.66 19990314/Linux (egcs-1.1.2 release)

> Unfortunately, the output is buffered so that one on catastrophic
> error will lose the last bit. It might be more informative if you ran the
> command directly, without the redirection to base-Ex.Rout.

  Good point.  The error at the end is now:

> ##--- An example for the use of  `asp' :
> library(mva)
> data(eurodist)
> loc <- cmdscale(eurodist)
Segmentation fault

Martin Maechler wrote:

> No,
> but since you're on Linux you can find much more yourself :
> Run R inside the debugger:
>  but you'll see more

   Yes, thanks.  strace also showed a SIGSEGV on loading lapack.so, but
gdb gives a little more info.

Program received signal SIGSEGV, Segmentation fault.
_dl_lookup_versioned_symbol (
    undef_name=0xa4ad55dc <Address 0xa4ad55dc out of bounds>,
version=0x8e46c90, reloc_type=112) at ../sysdeps/generic/dl-hash.h:31
31      ../sysdeps/generic/dl-hash.h: No such file or directory.
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