[R] installation on FreeBSD
Peter Dalgaard BSA
p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk
Thu Mar 6 12:38:47 CET 2003
Shingo Ichii <ichii at ms.u-tokyo.ac.jp> writes:
> > I just changed to FreeBSD platform, and want to install R on it. I use
> > FreeBSD 5.0 and install nearly all packages on the machine. When I use
> > ports to install R, (cd /usr/ports/math/R-letter, and then type make) I
> > got the following error information.
> > ../../../../library/methods/libs/methods.so is unchanged
> > dumping R code in package 'methods'
> > Fatal error: The X11 shared library could not be loaded.
> > The error was /usr/ports/math/R-letter/work/R-1.6.0/modules/R_X11.so:
> > Undefined symbol "R_GlobalEnv"
> I encountered the same problem.
> My quick solution is:
> $ ./configure
> $ make (fails)
> $ cd src/main
> $ rm R.bin
> $ edit Makefile
> (uncomment the line 81: "R_bin_LDFLAGS = -export-dynamic")
> $ make
> $ cd ../..
> $ make
> Hope this helps.
A cleaner solution is to modify the line in configure that says
to have [3-5] instead. Or change it in configure.ac and run autoconf.
The basic problem is that we didn't support FreeBSD v.5 before it
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