[R] need help installing R 1.1.1

Thomas Lumley thomas at biostat.washington.edu
Thu Aug 31 21:54:01 CEST 2000

On Thu, 31 Aug 2000, Carl Carpenter wrote:

> I am having some trouble with installing R 1.1.1
> When I run ./configure --PREFIX=/usr/local/R-1.1.1 --with-g77
> I get the following error:
>   checking whether g77 and gcc agree on int and double... 
>   configure: warning: g77 and gcc disagree on int and double
>   configure: error: Maybe change CFLAGS or FFLAGS?
> I looked at all the docs/install/readme/faq files i could find
> and searched the list archives to get an idea about what to do.
> No such luck.
> Anybody got an idea on how to past this error?
> My setup:
>   Sun Enterprise 450 (4 x 400 MHz CPU with 8Mbyte E-cache and 2GByte memory)
>   SOLARIS 7 release 11/99
>   gcc 2.95.2 and g77 0.5.25 19991024

I have the same type of machine, same OS, and same compilers and don't
have this problem.  Strange.

You can find out from config.log what the actual error was that caused
this message.  configure runs a combined C/Fortran program and checks that
various numbers are equal, but other errors in linking and running this
program could also cause the same message (this happened under AIX at one


Thomas Lumley
Assistant Professor, Biostatistics
University of Washington, Seattle

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