[R-SIG-Mac] compilers for R-2.5.0

Kasper Daniel Hansen khansen at stat.Berkeley.EDU
Fri Apr 6 06:08:22 CEST 2007

On Apr 5, 2007, at 8:56 PM, Simon Urbanek wrote:

> On Apr 5, 2007, at 9:07 PM, Kasper Daniel Hansen wrote:
>> R-2.5.0 is soon to be released. From comments on this mailing list  
>> it seems that the default compiler will move from a custom install  
>> of GCC-4.0.3/gfortran to the version of GCC 4.0.1 supplied with  
>> Xcode 2.4.1 together with a gfortran compiler from say  
>> hpc.sourceforge.
>> In preparation for the new release, would it be possible to  
>> release the compiler specifications (especially the gfortran  
>> build, if what I assume above is correct). I would like to start  
>> to test build R and my packages/code and it does not make sense to  
>> do so with the wrong compilers.
> Please read the R for Mac website (http://r.research.att.com/) - it  
> has all the details (for some time now). Specifically go to
> http://r.research.att.com/tools/
> to get the recommended gfortran compiler (if you package contains  
> Fortran code or you want to build your own R). This is also the  
> compiler that is used for the R-2.5.0 alpha builds that are  
> available from the same site and hopefully people are testing it by  
> now ;). The HPC compiler doesn't work for us, because it's not  
> universal.

Eh, what can I say - it has been a while since I checked your page -  
it has all the info I need. Thanks a lot.


> Cheers,
> Simon

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