[R] readline, 64bit solaris build
rkoenker at uiuc.edu
Mon Aug 2 23:55:56 CEST 2004
Many, many thanks, ./configure is now happy, and make is chugging
url: www.econ.uiuc.edu/~roger Roger Koenker
email rkoenker at uiuc.edu Department of Economics
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On Aug 2, 2004, at 4:27 PM, Prof Brian Ripley wrote:
> On Mon, 2 Aug 2004, roger koenker wrote:
>> I've built a 64bit version of R 1.9.1 on a solaris 2.9 sparc system.
>> seems quite functional, except that readline produces the following:
>>> configure:21277: checking for rl_callback_read_char in -lreadline
>>> configure:21307: cc -xarch=v9 -o conftest -xO5 -xlibmil -dalign
>>> -I/usr/local/include -L/us
>>> r/local/lib conftest.c -lreadline -ldl -ltermcap -lm >&5
>>> ld: warning: file /usr/local/lib/libreadline.a(callback.o): wrong ELF
>>> class: ELFCLASS32
>>> Undefined first referenced
>>> symbol in file
>>> rl_callback_read_char conftest.o
>>> ld: fatal: Symbol referencing errors. No output written to conftest
>>> configure:21313: $? = 1
>>> configure: failed program was:
>>> | /* confdefs.h. */
>> in config.log... do I interpret this correctly as a gentle suggestion
>> that readline should be remade as a 64bit library? Can this be done?
> Yes, yes. You need to build it with cc -xarch=v9 or gcc -m64: looks
> I used the latter and probably there was a good reason.
>> (superficial) look at the readline docs didn't offer any advice in
>> direction, nor did my googling produce any.
>> I realize that the real hidden message here is probably to accept
>> that it is time to make the transition to ESS, but I'm still resisting
> Um, you need a 64-bit emacs with readline for a 64-bit ESS ....
>> and hope that someone could suggest a way to get readline going.
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