[R] seg fault with mclust
gb at stat.umu.se
Wed Oct 31 23:39:27 CET 2001
On 31 Oct 2001, Peter Dalgaard BSA wrote:
> Göran Broström <gb at stat.umu.se> writes:
> > On Wed, 31 Oct 2001, Prof Brian Ripley wrote:
> > > On 31 Oct 2001, Andy Jacobson wrote:
> > >
> > > > I'm experiencing a segmentation fault when trying to load
> > > > mclust.so from mclust-1.1-4. I'm using R-1.3.1 on RedHat 6.2,
> > > > and `gcc --version` reports "egcs-2.91.66".
> > >
> > > Standard problem: the Fortran on that system is broken. It works with
> > > gcc 2.95.3 or gcc 3.0.2, for example. Avoid unreleased compilers put out
> > > by RedHat!
> > Another oddity with RedHat gcc: RH7.2 comes with "gcc3" which claims to be
> > gcc 3.0.2; but, it was released _before_ gcc 3.0.2 was released at
> > gcc.gnu.org!
> > Göran
> Mmmno..? According to the web sites, the announcement of gcc 3.0.2 was
> on Oct 25 and RH 7.2 on the 26th.
Really? RH 7.2 was available at Sunet (ftp.sunet.se) on the 22nd.
And I installed it on one of my computers a day or two later.
> Of course, RedHat owns what used to
> be Cygnus and hosts most of the GCC developers, so the correlation is
> likely to be close. Not too bad an idea actually, to put things in
> sync so that the RedHat offering is not the official release plus
> umpteen local workarounds. And the GCC guys probably know that they'll
> have to support whatever ships with RedHat anyway.
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