[R] compiling R on sparc-solaris

Kerr, Richard richard.kerr at mmigenomics.com
Fri Mar 7 20:48:07 CET 2003

-----Original Message-----
From: Uwe Ligges [mailto:ligges at statistik.uni-dortmund.de]
Sent: Thursday, March 06, 2003 11:45 PM
To: Kerr, Richard
Cc: r-help at stat.math.ethz.ch
Subject: Re: [R] compiling R on sparc-solaris

Yes that information would be useful. It is solaris 7 for sparc architecture (Ultra 80 or Ultra 3500). I am trying to compile R 1.6.2. The libpng is version 1.1.0e


Kerr, Richard wrote:
> Hello,
> I am trying to compile the R package on a sun.
> I get the error message
> rbitmap.c: In function 'my_png_error':
> rbitmap.c:73: structure has no member named 'jmpbuf'
> rbitmap.c: In function 'R_SaveAsPng':
> rbitmap.c:122: structure has no member named 'jmpbuf'
> make[4]:*** [rbitmap.lo] Error 1
> Has anyone encountered this problem? Any solutions? Is there are compiled binary somewhere that I could use? 

Please tell us which versions of R, Solaris (incl. architecture), and 
libpng you are using?

Uwe Ligges

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