[R] problems compiling R on AIX5.1
Harald Servat Gelabert
harald at cepba.upc.es
Mon May 5 17:45:03 CEST 2003
I'm trying to compile R (versions 1.6.0, 1.6.1, 1.6.2 and 1.7.0) on
our IBM Power3 Machine for an external user.
I always used to configure with
I've never achieved to compile 1.7.0 because it seems that a file
called R.exp is missing (or maybe it's not well referenced on the
Output of make:
xlc_r -I. -I../../../src/include -I../../../src/include
-I/usr/local/include -DHAVE_CONFIG_H -O2 -qmaxmem=8192 -c dftables.c -o
xlc_r -Wl,-brtl -Wl,-bdynamic -Wl,-bE:../../../etc/R.exp -Wl,-bM:SRE
-L/usr/local/lib -o dftables -O2 -qmaxmem=8192 dftables.o
ld: 0706-004 Cannot find or read export file: ../../../etc/R.exp
ld:accessx(): A file or directory in the path name does not exist.
make: 1254-004 The error code from the last command is 255.
For this reason I tried to compile an older version (thos 1.6.x).
First with the XLC/XLF but seems it can't handle .lo files
xlc_r -Wl,-bM:SRE -Wl,-H512 -Wl,-T512 -Wl,-bnoentry -Wl,-bexpall
-Wl,-bI:../../../etc/R.exp -L/usr/local/lib -o R_X11.so dataentry.lo devX11.lo
rotated.lo rbitmap.lo -lSM -lICE -lX11 -ljpeg -lpng -lz -lz -ldl -lm -lc
xlc_r: 1501-218 file dataentry.lo contains an incorrect file suffix
xlc_r: 1501-218 file devX11.lo contains an incorrect file suffix
xlc_r: 1501-218 file rotated.lo contains an incorrect file suffix
xlc_r: 1501-218 file rbitmap.lo contains an incorrect file suffix
ld: 0711-317 ERROR: Undefined symbol: .__fixsfsi
ld: 0711-345 Use the -bloadmap or -bnoquiet option to obtain more information.
make: 1254-004 The error code from the last command is 8.
Finally I tried to compile with GNU C/F77 adding the flags described
in a pdf where describes how to compile R.
setenv MAIN_LDFLAGS "-Wl,-brtl"
setenv SHLIB_LDFLAGS "-Wl,-G"
gcc (GCC) 3.1
It seems to compile correctly, but the when I use q() in the prompt on
R I receive a segmentation fault. Furthermore, I'm unable to run the
checks due to this segfault, but it seems that demo run fine.
I've also tried to configure with --enable-shared, but I receive the
same error (core dump).
Can anyone tell how I could solve this problem?
Best regards and many thanks,
Harald Servat Gelabert (harald at cepba.upc.es)
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