[Rd] Matrix package: compilation error

Martin Maechler maechler at stat.math.ethz.ch
Sat Mar 31 20:33:21 CEST 2007

>>>>> "Rainer" == Rainer Hurling <rhurlin at gwdg.de>
>>>>>     on Sat, 31 Mar 2007 19:03:44 +0200 writes:

    Rainer> Trying to compile the package
    Rainer> Matrix_0.9975-11.tar.gz 
    Rainer> with newest R-2.5.0 alpha
    Rainer> (2007-03-31 r40986) on FreeBSD 7.0-CURRENT (i386) 

does FreeBSD use a make that is 'GNU make' compatible?
Matrix/DESCRIPTION has  a line which says
SystemRequirements: GNU make

Martin Maechler, ETH Zurich

    Rainer> I get the following error:

    Rainer> -----
    Rainer> R CMD INSTALL Matrix_0.9975-11.tar.gz
    Rainer> * Installing to library '/usr/local/lib/R/library'
    Rainer> * Installing *source* package 'Matrix' ...
    Rainer> ** libs
    Rainer> ** arch -
    Rainer> "Makefile", line 10: Missing dependency operator
    Rainer> "Makefile", line 12: Need an operator
    Rainer> "Makefile", line 14: Need an operator
    Rainer> make: fatal errors encountered -- cannot continue
    Rainer> ERROR: compilation failed for package 'Matrix'
    Rainer> ** Removing '/usr/local/lib/R/library/Matrix'
    Rainer> -----

    Rainer> Under FreeBSD I have installed the LAPACK package (3.0.2) with library 
    Rainer> at location

    Rainer> /usr/local/lib/liblapack.so.4

    Rainer> Is it possible that the Makefile of package Matrix fails because of that?

    Rainer> Any help is appreciated,
    Rainer> Rainer Hurling

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