[Rd] R 1.4.0 build fails on AIX (PR#1289)

Thomas J Vogels tov@ece.cmu.edu
Thu, 21 Feb 2002 17:35:09 -0500

Dan Million wrote:

> On 20 Feb 2002, Thomas Vogels wrote:
> > Dan Million <lio@hpss1.ccs.ornl.gov> writes:
> >
> > > Not exactly; I installed gcc as a Linux-compatible RPM from IBM.  Their
> > > package does not include g77.  I realize I could start all over and get
> > > another gcc package from somewhere else.
> >
> > I would recommend that.  As I said, gcc is relatively easy to
> > install.  I followed the info provided and didn't run into any
> > problems. (That's status from last summer, I don't think that this
> > changed.)  And yes, you don't want to mix gcc with xlf.
> > Don't get another 'gcc package'.  Download the source tarball from
> > gnu.org (or a mirror).  Side benefit: we'll know  what compilers you
> > use, I possibly can reproduce your problems on my AIX box (if any remain).
> >   -tom
> I've just finished building GCC 3.0.3 on my AIX 5.1 system.  I rebuilt R,
> and the results are just the same; it still doesn't build the shared
> libraries correctly, and R still coredumps.  Can't say I see much
> improvement here.
> Dan

Hmm.  I'll try to compile it over the weekend.  Did I miss something or were
earlier reports about AIX 4.3?  Also, I'll probably try an earlier version of
gcc first.

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