[R] Compiling R on RS6000 AIX 4.3
maechler at stat.math.ethz.ch
Wed Jul 12 11:14:34 CEST 2000
>>>>> "Peter" == Peter Cameron <peter.cameron at enscitech.com> writes:
Peter> I've been searching through the R help archives and came across
Peter> only one AIX compilation question in March, which received no
Peter> public responses. I'm currently having the same problems with
Peter> the "Illegal instruction" and core dump of running R 1.0.1 on
Peter> AIX 4.3.
Peter> Firstly, the R distribution was missing some FORTRAN routines,
You didn't search enough.
Peter> which I found on the net and added, by modifying
Peter> src/appl/Makefile.in and src/appl/ROUTINES (otherwise ld
Peter> complains about missing symbols). The ten routines were: dasum,
Peter> daxpy, dcopy, ddot, dnrm2, drot, drotg, dscal, dswap and
Peter> idamax. (I found this strange. I would have thought that all
Peter> necessary core files should have been included??)
Yes, they are all in src/appl/blas.f
(since they are part of famous BLAS).
Peter> It then compiled with gcc 2.95.2 and g77, but the 'make test'
Peter> dumps core, when running R.
Peter> I've just tried compiling R 1.1.0, and it's throwing out a lot
Peter> of errors about missing C routine symbols.
Consider sending a proper bug report to R-bugs or R-devel
Peter> Has anyone compiled and succesfully run R on AIX 4.3.3?
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