[R] which compiler

Peter Dalgaard BSA p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk
Thu Dec 3 12:46:10 CET 1998

Jonathan.Yuen at tvs.slu.se writes:

> Hello,
> This is perhaps a little off-topic, but I am curious as to what compilers
> people use to compile R (under unix/linux).  I am primarily interested in
> the use of egcs or gcc, g77 or f2c, etc.  It seems most of the gcc
> interest and development is towards egcs, and while a gcc 2.8.1/g77
> combination did work and compile R on my primary linux machine, it also
> managed to produce kernels that did not allow me to run X.  I have
> reinstalled (?? it's a machine at home) and have re-made my
> kernels, but I'm a little baffled as to what to do next.  I admit my gcc
> 2.8.1/g77 installation was a bit odd but before I try and redo things I
> thought I'd find out what everyone else is using. 

egcs 1.1 seems to work ok, egcs 1.0.2 does not (generates wrong code
with -O2). 

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