[R] Building R on Solaris (OpenIndiana) with gcc 4.6.2 for amd64 target - relocation problems solved
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Sat Apr 7 08:13:08 CEST 2012
On 06/04/2012 19:38, Michael Figiel wrote:
> the "R Installation and Administration" handbook states in Section C 5.1:
> For ‘amd64’ the builds have failed to complete in several different
> ways, currently with relocation errors for libRblas.so.
> To fix it: add '-shared' to the SHLIB_LDFLAGS, SHLIB_CXXLDFLAGS and
> SHLIB_FCLDFLAGS before starting configure.
> So the complete set of variables' values sufficient to build for the
> amd64 target (as used on OpenIndiana 151a2 with gcc 4.6.2):
> LDFLAGS=-m64 -L/usr/local/lib/amd64
> Additionally you'll need the gnu libiconv, which resides probably in
> /usr/gnu, so the CPPFLAGS will need an -I/usr/gnu/include and the
> LDFLAGS needs a -L/usr/gnu/lib/amd64 (on my machines I keep everything
> in /usr/local therefor no reference to /usr/gnu )
> If you prefer to use the Solaris linker (/usr/bin/ld) add
> -fno-gnu-linker to the SHLIB_* variables and make sure, your PATH
> doesn't list /usr/gnu/bin before /usr/bin.
> I've got only OpenIndiana machines, but it should work on Solaris 10/11,
Your instructions are for the GNU linker: those in the manual are for
the Solaris linker, which does not support --shared.
> Kind regards
> Michael Figiel
> R-help at r-project.org mailing list
> PLEASE do read the posting guide
> and provide commented, minimal, self-contained, reproducible code.
Brian D. Ripley, ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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