[R] problems when compiling package 'norm'
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Tue Jan 21 22:52:02 CET 2003
On Wed, 22 Jan 2003, Patrick Connolly wrote:
> On Tue, 21-Jan-2003 at 08:26AM +0000, ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk wrote:
> |> See the R-help for yesterday. You need libreadline-dev or
> |> libreadline-devel installed, and you must have installed from an rpm
> |> or you could never have got here. You can go to R_HOME/etc/Makeconf and
> |> delete -lreadline and -lncurses from FLIBS to avoid this.
> |> Also, you are using gcc `2.96' and that is known to be broken in various
> |> ways, notably with g77.
> I don't quite follow this discussion. I have had no such problems
> with gcc 2.96 on Redhat 7.3, even with norm_1.0-9.tar.gz.
See gcc.gnu.org! There is no such version of gcc, but there are several
snapshots called that by people who ought to have been more responsible.
Your -112 is not an official version number any more than 2.96 is
This is like, but worse, calling R-devel R 1.7.0.
> On my system:
> $ rpm -qf /usr/bin/g77
> There is an update gcc-g77-2.96-113.i386.rpm on the Redhat site but I
> don't seem to need that. Evidently, whatever else is broken in g77,
> it is not broken in this way. Perhaps Mandrake 8.2 uses something
> earlier than -112.
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