[R] install problem -- libg2c

Tony Zhang zha at mosfet.engr.ucf.edu
Sun Sep 26 20:08:30 CEST 1999

> >>----
> I then encountered the linking same problem as you describe below. The
> error message is saying that the compiler can't find the libg2c library,
> which is its runtime library.  Apparently the g77 supplied by Caldera is
> missing this important piece.  I downloaded egcs-1.1.2-12.i386.rpm from
> the Red Hat web site, then did the following to extract and install libg2c:
> 1) rpm2cpio < egcs-1.1.2-12.i386.rpm > egcs-1.1.2-12.cpio
> 2) cpio -irv \*libg2c.a < egcs-1.1.2-12.cpio
> - when prompted to rename it, I entered libg2c.a.  This created the
> libg2c archive in my current directory.
> 3) mv libg2c.a /usr/lib/gcc-lib/i386-linux/egcs-2.91.66
> ----<<

Hi, thanks for so many helpful suggestions I got so far.
I first tried to extract libg2c.a since it looks very easy to do. And indeed,
it was a breeze. Now, I have R up and running. It looks pretty and runs fast. I
may think of migrate my Splus works to R later.
 Thanks again.

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