[R] Compiling R on an Alpha
ntakebay at bio.indiana.edu
Tue Jun 20 17:28:44 CEST 2000
After you do ./configure, check if it is properly configured. In my case,
I was getting the problem you mentioned because the configure script did
not recognize my machine (Alpha 21164PC). This problem is already reported
to r-devel. I guess DS-10 is 21264?? Then, it should be recognized as ev6
or ev67? Check the very begining of the output of ./configure and it
should say something like:
checking host system type... alphapca56-unknown-linux-gnu
If it says "failed to recognized ev67", try ./configure --host=alpha.
I assume you are using Linux on the alpha. If your system is rpm based,
there is a prebuit rpm of most recent R.
Naoki Takebayashi <ntakebay at bio.indiana.edu>
--- Dept. of Biology, Indiana University, Jordan Hall 142
--- 1001 E. Third St. Bloomington, IN 47405-3700 USA
On Tue, 20 Jun 2000, F.Tusell wrote:
> Sorry to be such a nuisance but after asking for help with compiling
> R-1.1.0 on an Intel-based machine I now have another problem on the
> Alpha DS-10 server which my students use.
> Compilation and instalation proceed perfectly, but when I invoke R I
> [etdx01:bin]$ ./R
> Fatal error: The X11 shared library could not be loaded.
> The error was /home/etptupaf/R/lib/R/bin/R_X11.so: undefined symbol: R_GlobalEnv
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