R-beta: ld problem/SunOS/gcc/g77

Peter Dalgaard BSA p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk
Fri Aug 14 21:44:20 CEST 1998

"Charles C. Berry" <cberry at tajo.ucsd.edu> writes:

> tajo% uname -a
> SunOS tajo 4.1.3_U1 1 sun4m
> with gcc/g77,
> I ran into 
> gcc  -o R.binary [deleted] ../lib/libmath.a  -L/usr/openwin/lib -lX11  -ldl -ltermcap -lm -lf2c
> collect2: ld returned 2 exit status
> ld: /lib/libm.a(lgamma.o): _gamma: multiply defined
> ld: /lib/libm.a(lgamma.o): _lgamma: multiply defined
> which I assume is due to some 'collision' of the various libraries supplied by R, gcc, g77, and Sun.

Well, gamma and lgamma are indeed found in both -lm and in libmath.a,
but that usually doesn't bother the linker. Is there anything peculiar
about your setup, such as perhaps a very old gcc?  

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