[R] Sad story with happy ending
kleiweg at let.rug.nl
Wed Jan 10 13:24:55 CET 2001
Martyn Plummer skriver...
> I'm sorry you had so much difficulty getting R to install on Red Hat
> Linux 7.0. The moral of this story is that you should keep your box up
> to date with the latest official updates from Red Hat. Specifically
> - To run R, you should upgrade glibc. The version that comes "out
> of the box" on RH7.0 is a pre-release version of glibc 2.2 and is
> - To build R yourself, you should upgrade gcc. The version that comes
> with RH7.0 is contains two bugs that prevent R from working correctly.
> These are detailed at
> gcc-2.96-65 and above contains patches for these bugs.
I built R 1.1.0 and R 1.2.0 without problems on RedHat 5.0,
with gcc version 184.108.40.206.
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