[R] R-3.0.2 installation breaks up with error

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Thu Jan 23 11:22:38 CET 2014

That is not a question for R-help (see the posting guide), not a default 
build of R (and you show nothing about how you did this) and so not 

z_abs looks like a Fortran symbol, so my guess is that libRblas was not 
linked correctly.  On a Linux system it should be dynamically linked to 

On 23/01/2014 09:22, Claus.Neumayer at merckgroup.com wrote:
> Dear all,
> I tried to install R-3.0.2 Source on a SUSE SLES11 Version and after the
> ./configure the make command breaks up with
> error:
> gcc -std=gnu99 -I../../src/extra/zlib -I../../src/extra/bzip2
> -I../../src/extra/pcre -I../../src/extra  -I../../src/extra/xz/api -I.
> -I../../src/include -I../../src/include -I/usr/local/include
> -DHAVE_CONFIG_H   -fopenmp -fpic  -g -O2  -c Rmain.c -o Rmain.o
> gcc -std=gnu99 -Wl,--export-dynamic -fopenmp  -L/usr/local/lib64 -o R.bin
> Rmain.o  -L../../lib -lR -lRblas
> ../../lib/libRblas.so: undefined reference to `z_abs'
> collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
> make[3]: *** [R.bin] Error 1
> How can I solve this issue.
> I would be really happy for an hint. Thanks a lot
> Mit freundlichen Grüßen / Best regards
> Claus Neumayer
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