[Rd] Follow-Up: R on FC4

Peter Dalgaard p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk
Mon Aug 1 20:43:55 CEST 2005

Gavin Simpson <gavin.simpson at ucl.ac.uk> writes:

> > Try this again -- it is a random test.  If it fails again then something 
> > is wrong.  The tolerance on these tests is not very tight, certainly 
> > nowhere near rounding error.
> Thanks Thomas,
> A re-compile with the same options of R-Devel went through without
> error.
> So far so good with FC4, gcc4, gfortran and R!

The problem affecting the Fedora Extras RPM is still there with the
new compilers though:


combined with -O or -O2 causes a strange printing bug:

> matrix(list(pi))

(You don't have to use that option of course, but it suggests that not
all is well with the optimizer. And the Fedora maintainer seem set on
using it, which is a bit of a problem.)

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