[Rd] cygwin R-2.14.0 build fail
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Wed Nov 16 21:32:02 CET 2011
The failures are *not* minor. Please don't distribute an R linked to
a broken BLAS library. Those tests are not for fun: they came from
real errors on real problems.
On Wed, 16 Nov 2011, marco atzeri wrote:
> On 11/12/2011 3:25 PM, Mark Carter wrote:
>> I tried to build R-2.14.0 on cygwin using the commands:
>> ./configure --with-x=no
>> I started to get a whole lot of errors starting with:
>> undefined reference to `_R_InputHandlers'
>> which I have pasted at
>> I'm aware that there is a cygwinports ports, but it seems outdated, and
>> when I tried installing it, it was very lengthy and seemed more trouble
>> that it was worth. I abandoned the installation attempt.
>> Any tips on a way forward?
> just built R-2.14.0 deriving from R-2.13.1-1 of cygport.
> configure --with-blas="$(pkg-config --libs blas)" \
> --with-lapack \
> --enable-R-shlib \
> TCLTK_LIBS="-ltcl84 -ltk84" \
> --with-system-zlib \
> --with-system-bzlib \
> --with-system-pcre \
> --with-system-xz \
> almost all test passed
> $ grep OK R-2.14.0-1-check.log |wc -l
> only 3 minor failures
> $ find ../build/ -name *fail
> If you are interested I can provide you the binary package.
> R-devel at r-project.org mailing list
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