problems building on Solaris 7 (was [R] make check fails after base-Ex.R)
Charles C. Berry
cberry at tajo.ucsd.edu
Mon Mar 13 01:44:54 CET 2000
Following the suggestion (below), I installed gcc-2.95.2.
This solved the segfault and make check hiccups.
Thanks so much,
On Sun, 12 Mar 2000, Prof Brian D Ripley wrote:
> On Sat, 11 Mar 2000, Charles C. Berry wrote:
> > Dear R-help,
> > I tried to build the R-release version of R-1.0.0.
> Do you mean the R-release version, period? There have been problems
> with the distribution of that.
That's what I meant.
> > ./configure and make seemed to go just fine.
[delete description of segfault and make check problems]
> We have no problems with Solaris 2.7 aka 7, gcc 2.95.2 (never tried 2.95.1,
> which was current for only a very short while) built ourselves (on 2.6) and
> GNU or Sun make. On what version was your binary compiler distribution
> built? That site has 2.95.2 for Solaris 7 currently (and emacs-20.4 even
> though .6 is out!) I would try that for a start (although I would build my
> > Version:
> > platform = sparc-sun-solaris2.7
> > arch = sparc
> > os = solaris2.7
> > system = sparc, solaris2.7
> > status = Patched
> > major = 1
> > minor = 0.0
> > year = 2000
> > month = February
> > day = 29
> > language = R
> This indicates the R-release distribution during a phase when it was out of
> date (and so actually unpatched).
> Brian D. Ripley, ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
> Professor of Applied Statistics, http://www.stats.ox.ac.uk/~ripley/
> University of Oxford, Tel: +44 1865 272861 (self)
> 1 South Parks Road, +44 1865 272860 (secr)
> Oxford OX1 3TG, UK Fax: +44 1865 272595
Charles C. Berry (858) 534-2098
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