[R] Problem compiling R-1.2.1 on OSF4.0

Kurt Hornik Kurt.Hornik at ci.tuwien.ac.at
Sun Jan 21 12:52:12 CET 2001

>>>>> Kjetil Kjernsmo writes:

> Dear all,
> I'm running into trouble when I compile R-1.2.1 on the alphaev6-osf4.0 box
> I'm using. I think I've resolved it, but just like to make sure I'm not
> doing something stupid:

> When running make, it stops at places saying
> #make Permission denied
> or something similar.
> Grepping through Makefiles, I find that lines of the type
> 	@#$(MAKE) stamp-lo
> and when I remove them, it compiles successfully. I assume that these are
> commented out, but my make doesn't understand that for some reason, and
> that's the reason for the problem. But of course, the # could play an
> important role I'm not aware of, so I'm wondering: Am I right?

Argh.  What kind of make is that?

Anyway, if e.g. in src/appl/Makefile.in you change the line

	@@WANT_R_SHLIB_TRUE@$(MAKE) stamp-lo


	@WANT_R_SHLIB_TRUE@	@$(MAKE) stamp-lo

the problem disappears (in that dir), right?

One you confirm this I will change R-release-patched accordingly.


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