[R] Installing R-1.3.1 again

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Wed Oct 3 18:07:52 CEST 2001

On Wed, Oct 03, 2001 at 11:16:32AM +0200, Peter Dalgaard BSA wrote:
> Martin Maechler <maechler at stat.math.ethz.ch> writes:
> > You got an error here; so just forget about everything else.
> > "make check" does not make sense, if "make" completes with an error !
> > 
> > The error  message ``ar: Command not found''
> > means that your installation of  gcc/g77 is broken:
> Well, specifically it means that the ar command cannot be found.
> There's supposed to be one in /usr/ccs/bin/ar or, if you install the
> GNU binutils, in /usr/local/bin/ar (usually). First thing to check is
> whether /usr/ccs/bin is in your $PATH.

BTW, /usr/ccs/bin/ar is part of the SUNWbtool Solaris package. It is
installed if you did a Solaris installed and checked the "Developer"
option. I don't thin it is present for end-user installs.

You can also install GNU binutils.

albert chin (china at thewrittenword.com)
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