[R] core dump during make check when building 64-bit R on Solaris8/9
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Fri Dec 3 06:32:03 CET 2004
On Fri, 3 Dec 2004, CHAN Chee Seng wrote:
> Hi All,
> Thanks for all the replies. As mentioned in first mail I am using Sun
> Studio 8, which is giving me the problem. I am glad that there are
> people who got this to work. However SS8 is all I have right now and
> since there is a problem I would like to get this fixed somehow.
You already have a fix: do not use libsunperf if it is buggy.
> And Peter,
> Yes, that's looks like the problem that I am facing (SEGV and the stack
> My cc -V looks like this:
> cc: Sun C 5.5 2003/03/12
> I am using /opt/SUNWspro/lib/v9/libsunperf.so.4. And I am not aware of
> the difference between v9, v9a and v9b.
They are variations on the Sparc architecture.
> Can you write/send me the standalone program to show the problem so I
> can send to some Sun people that I know?
> BTW, how did you run R under dbx? (Sorry but I am not familiar with
> using dbx.) I get this error:
> Fatal error: R home directory is not defined
> Chee Seng
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Prof Brian Ripley [mailto:ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk]
> Sent: Wednesday, December 01, 2004 7:08 PM
> To: Peter Dalgaard
> Cc: CHAN Chee Seng; r-help at stat.math.ethz.ch
> Subject: Re: [R] core dump during make check when building 64-bit R on
> On Wed, 1 Dec 2004, Peter Dalgaard wrote:
>> Prof Brian Ripley <ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk> writes:
>>> We know of at least two builds which successfully used libsunperf,
>>> (mine) with Studio ONE 7 and one with 9. So this may well be a
>>> problem with your particular compiler suite.
>> Or maybe libsunperf version issues. The one that caused me trouble was
> libsunperf *is* part of the compiler suite, as your path below shows.
>> this one
>> (on the DTU machines)
> I am using
> The precise architecture selected comes into play, too (v9 vs v9b).
> My point was that we do know of working examples.
> Brian D. Ripley, ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
> Professor of Applied Statistics, http://www.stats.ox.ac.uk/~ripley/
> University of Oxford, Tel: +44 1865 272861 (self)
> 1 South Parks Road, +44 1865 272866 (PA)
> Oxford OX1 3TG, UK Fax: +44 1865 272595
Brian D. Ripley, ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Professor of Applied Statistics, http://www.stats.ox.ac.uk/~ripley/
University of Oxford, Tel: +44 1865 272861 (self)
1 South Parks Road, +44 1865 272866 (PA)
Oxford OX1 3TG, UK Fax: +44 1865 272595
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