[R] Install problems.
Prof Brian D Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Wed Nov 25 22:40:22 CET 1998
On Wed, 25 Nov 1998, Thomas Lumley wrote:
> On Wed, 25 Nov 1998, n_adams wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I am having trouble installing R on a Solaris 2.5.1 machine. After running
> > the configure script, I run make, which quickly results in the following:
> > make: Fatal error: Don't know how to make target `src/*/*.[chfy]'
> Solaris make doesn't work with the R Makefile. You need to get GNU make,
> (but *not* version 3.77, which has a bug).
For the record, the bug surfaces only on Solaris 2.6 or later, as far as I
know (and I did try 3.77 on our Solaris 2.5.1 during the development of
Brian D. Ripley, ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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