[R] R for Irix 6.5 or lower

Prof Brian D Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Fri Sep 29 22:06:59 CEST 2000

On Fri, 29 Sep 2000, grubed00 wrote:

> Good Day:
> Has anyone successfully compiled R, especially R.1.1.1,  for Irix 6.5 or
> lower (an SGI octane machine) and if so, may I get a copy of it?  Our
> computer does not have all the requisite software for compiling R -- to wit,
> a fortran compiler -- and there is insufficient demand here for R to warrant
> purchasing a compiler from SGI.  I am trying to spur demand for R here by
> making it more available.

I can't help directly, but does g77 not work?  If you have a C compiler,
you can compile g77 (and I bet you can find pre-compiled versions for SGI
on the Web).

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Professor of Applied Statistics,  http://www.stats.ox.ac.uk/~ripley/
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