[R-SIG-Mac] vecLib and building R from source
stefano.iacus at unimi.it
Fri Sep 2 04:07:18 CEST 2005
On 02/set/05, at 03:44, Kjell Konis wrote:
>> You should also want to remove from the configure flags the
>> options to build R as a framework and just set --enable-shlib
> './configure --help' doesn't mention --enable-shlib. Did you mean
yes, I apologize
you should specify
>> In the end, given that you are using gcc-dp (darwin ports?) you
>> should also run make check after building R to assess the
>> reliability of your build.
> Will do.
>> Please, let us know your progresses here, we can put notes on the
>> R for OS X FAQ.
>> I understand your idea of a "pure" darwin (i.e.not necessarily
>> aqua & core foundation based) build, but I strongly believe that a
>> "out-of-the-box" configure and build on OS X must rely on apple's
>> tools as well on open source tools as much as possible (and IBM
>> compilers aren't for free at the moment)
> I just checked and the IBM compilers do support -framework. It
> looks like the moral is turning out to be if you want to build R on
> macosx you need a compiler that supports -framework.
as I said, you can live without the -framework flag but you need to
specify the path or other flags for your compiler,
see e.g. sec A.2.2 Linear algebra in R admin manual
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