[Rd] Snow leopard ./configure "cannot compile a simple Fortran program"

Jeff Hamann jeff.hamann at forestinformatics.com
Wed Sep 23 00:12:20 CEST 2009

I hope this is the place for this...

I have to rebuild from scratch under Snow Leopard, and when I  
attempted to build R-2.9.1, I get the following results from ./ 

checking how to get verbose linking output from fc... configure:  
WARNING: compilation failed

checking for Fortran 77 libraries of fc...
checking how to get verbose linking output from gcc -std=gnu99... -v
checking for C libraries of gcc -std=gnu99...  -lcrt1.10.6.o -L/usr/ 
local/lib -L/usr/lib/gcc/i686-apple-darwin10/4.2.1/x86_64 -L/usr/lib/ 
i686-apple-darwin10/4.2.1 -L/usr/lib/gcc/i686-apple-darwin10/4.2.1 -L/ 
darwin10/4.2.1 -L/usr/lib/gcc/i686-apple-darwin10/4.2.1/../../.. - 
checking for dummy main to link with Fortran 77 libraries... rm:  
conftest.dSYM: is a directory
checking for Fortran 77 name-mangling scheme... configure: error:  
cannot compile a simple Fortran program
See `config.log' for more details.
Jeff-Hamanns-MacBook-Pro:R-2.9.1 hamannj

Since this seems to be a 'fortran thing' methinks I should send this  
to Apple as well?

Jeff-Hamanns-MacBook-Pro:R-2.9.1 hamannj$ uname -a
Darwin Jeff-Hamanns-MacBook-Pro.local 10.0.0 Darwin Kernel Version  
10.0.0: Fri Jul 31 22:47:34 PDT 2009; root:xnu-1456.1.25~1/ 
RELEASE_I386 i386
Jeff-Hamanns-MacBook-Pro:R-2.9.1 hamannj$

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