[R-SIG-Mac] Compiling rsprng

elijah wright elw at stderr.org
Sat Sep 3 15:51:14 CEST 2005

> I got the binary program of libsprng.a from the 
> http://www.biostat.umn.edu/~nali/SoftwareListing.html, but it did not 
> work properly. The following error occurred.
> ld: table of contents for archive: /usr/local/lib/libsprng.a is out of 
> date; rerun ranlib(1) (can't load from it)
> Does anyone have a libsprng.a or know how to compile the sprng source 
> file for creating the library?

recompiling libsprng with a modern GCC is 'difficult', because gcc no 
longer allows multiline statements in assembler.  [yes, this is silly.]

at one point i was going to hack together a version that would build with 
gcc 3.3+, but i haven't had time to work on it.


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