[Rd] Testing R packages on Solaris Studio
csardi.gabor at gmail.com
Sat Apr 11 04:39:05 CEST 2015
do you really need ORD? Rcpp works without problems for me on Solaris,
using the Solaris Studio 12.4 compilers, and R compiled from source, on the
Solaris machine. So I guess them problem must be ORD?
On Fri, Apr 10, 2015 at 9:49 PM, Jeroen Ooms <jeroenooms at gmail.com> wrote:
> I prepared a vm image to make testing on Solaris a bit easier. It is
> based of the official Oracle Solaris 11.2 VM template and includes two
> preinstalled versions of R, two compilers and some other software:
> - Solaris Studio 12.3
> - Oracle R Distribution aka ORD (uses Solaris Studio)
> - OpenCSW:
> * r_base (uses GCC)
> * gcc4g++ and gcc4gfortran
> * git
> * vim
> The image is distributed in the open ova format and should work in
> most virtualization environments. More information is available on
> That said, I still have not figured out how to build Rcpp and RJSONIO
> with ORD/SolarisStudio. They compile without problems using
> r_base/gcc, but with ORD I still get the same errors described below.
> I would be very interested to learn how CRAN builds/tests these
> packages on Solaris.
> On Thu, Jan 8, 2015 at 12:52 PM, Jeroen Ooms <jeroenooms at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I have setup a Solaris server to test packages before submitting to
> > CRAN, in order to catch problems that might not reveal themselves on
> > Fedora, Debian, OSX or Windows. The machine runs a Solaris 11.2 vm
> > with Solaris Studio 12.3.
> > I was able to compile current r-devel using the suggested environment
> > variables from "R Installation and Administration" and:
> > ./configure --prefix=/opt/R-devel --with-blas='-library=sunperf'
> > All works great (fast too), except for some CRAN packages with c++
> > code won't build. The compiler itself works, most packages (including
> > e.g. MCMCpack) build OK. However packages like Rcpp and RJSONIO fail
> > with errors shown here:
> > https://gist.github.com/jeroenooms/f1b6a172320a32f59c82.
> > I tried installing with GNU make, but that does not seem to be the
> > configure.vars = "MAKE=/opt/csw/bin/gmake"
> > I am aware that I can work around it by compiling with gcc instead of
> > solaris studio, but I would specifically like to replicate the setup
> > from CRAN.
> > Which additional args/vars/dependencies do I need to make Rcpp and
> > RJSONIO build as they do on the CRAN Solaris server?
> >> sessionInfo()
> > R Under development (unstable) (2015-01-07 r67351)
> > Platform: i386-pc-solaris2.11 (32-bit)
> > Running under: Solaris 11
> > locale:
> >  C
> > attached base packages:
> >  stats graphics grDevices utils datasets methods base
> > loaded via a namespace (and not attached):
> >  tcltk_3.2.0 tools_3.2.0
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