[Rd] problems (seg-faults) while trying to compile for older suse versions

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Wed Oct 5 10:52:28 CEST 2011

On Wed, 5 Oct 2011, Detlef Steuer wrote:

> Hi!
> While preparing 2.13.2 in the build service I get stuck for some older
> releases of openSUSE / SLED.
> While it built fine for 2.13.1 now I get segfaults in 'make docs' and
> do so only for 32-bit architectures. This is not urgent, because only
> older releases are affected, nevertheless I would like to understand
> the cause.
> Attached are what I think the relevant parts of a build-log, including
> tracebacks of some segfaults.

Nothing came through.  But it seems specific to your system (and no 
one reported anything in the run up to 2.13.2, including the RC test 
period nor with 2.13.1 patched).

There is no problem with e.g. i686 Fedora 14.

> Any hint greatly appreciated.
> Detlef

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