[R] Problems with installing Rmpi on x86_64

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Mon Nov 8 19:04:31 CET 2004

On Mon, 8 Nov 2004, Krzysztof Kolanek wrote:

> Dear All,
> I am trying to install Rmpi on AMD 64 with Fedora Core 2 for x86_64, but I 
> receive the following error:
> /usr/bin/ld:
> /usr/lib/gcc-lib/x86_64-redhat-linux/3.3.3/../../../../lib64/libmpi.a(abort.o):
> relocation R_X86_64_32 can not be used when making a shared object;
> recompile with -fPIC
> /usr/lib/gcc-lib/x86_64-redhat-linux/3.3.3/../../../../lib64/libmpi.a:
> could not read symbols: Bad value
> Could anyone help me to solve this problem?

It's not an R issue, but please do as it says and build a shareable 
version of libmpi.  There some comments about this in the R-admin manual.

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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