[Rd] R-3.0.2 - Win7_64 - alone_decoder.c: Permission denied error

Uwe Ligges ligges at statistik.tu-dortmund.de
Thu Oct 3 23:08:09 CEST 2013

On 30.09.2013 19:47, Adler, Avraham wrote:
> Hello.
> When trying to compile R-3.0.2 on Windows 7 64bit, I get an error relating to "alone_decoder.c: Permission denied." The entire error code is copied below.
> 	gcc -std=gnu99 -m64 -shared   -o Riconv.dll Riconv.def win_iconv.o
> 	touch stamp
> 	gcc -std=gnu99 -m64 -I../../include -I. -Iapi -DLZMA_API_STATIC -DHAVE_CONFIG_H
> 	-DWIN32  -O3 -Wall -pedantic -march=core-avx-i -O3 --param l1-cache-line-size=64
> 	 --param l1-cache-size=32 --param l2-cache-size=256   -c alone_decoder.c -o alone_decoder.o
> 	cc1.exe: fatal error: alone_decoder.c: Permission denied
> 	compilation terminated.
> 	make[5]: *** [alone_decoder.o] Error 1
> 	make[4]: *** [all] Error 2
> 	make[3]: *** [rlibs] Error 1
> 	make[2]: *** [../../bin/x64/R.dll] Error 2
> 	make[1]: *** [rbuild] Error 2
> 	make: *** [all] Error 2
> However, I do *not* get this error when compiling R-patched as of 9/17/2013 using the exact same parameters on the same system. What does this error mean? Is it possible something changed between that version and the release which is causing this error? What may I do to correct the error?

Well, there is a Windows binary for 3.0.2 on CRAN and we had no problems 
to build it. So probably the problem is on your end.

Uwe Ligges

> Thank you very much,
> Avraham Adler
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