[R] R compilation error on Solaris

Saunak Sen sen at biostat.ucsf.edu
Mon Jul 28 17:26:42 CEST 2003


I tried to compile an R addon package, R/qtl on a Solaris machine and
I get this error.  I know that R/qtl complies correctly on other
platforms (Windows, Mac, Linuxes, etc), so I am wondering what the
problem might be. 

Any ideas?


/export/home/sen/tmp <howrahbridge> <pts/5> R INSTALL --library=/export/home/sen/Rlibs qtl_0.96-5.tar.gz
* Installing *source* package 'qtl' ...
** libs
gcc -I/usr/local/lib/R/include  -I/usr/local/include   -fPIC  -g -O2 -c discan.c -o discan.o
/usr/ccs/bin/as: "/var/tmp//ccyMYLD1.s", line 641: error: invalid character (0x40)
/usr/ccs/bin/as: "/var/tmp//ccyMYLD1.s", line 641: error: quoted-string operand required
/usr/ccs/bin/as: "/var/tmp//ccyMYLD1.s", line 641: error: statement syntax
*** Error code 1
make: Fatal error: Command failed for target `discan.o'
ERROR: compilation failed for package 'qtl'

Saunak Sen
Assistant Professor
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
University of California San Francisco

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