[R-SIG-Mac] Make check error building R 2.6.1 under OS-X 10.4.11
steve at biostat.ucsf.edu
Sun Dec 16 04:47:58 CET 2007
Thanks a lot. I noticed that there is a binary for gcc 4.2.1
(gcc-42-5531-darwin8.tar.gz) on the R developer's page. If this is
the same as what Apple provides, I can install this.
I also noticed that the code for dbeta.c hadn't changed since 2.5.1.
So, I just re-built 2.5.1 on the same machine and it makes & checks w/
On Dec 15, 2007, at 5:32 PM, Simon Urbanek wrote:
> On Dec 15, 2007, at 6:49 PM, Stephen Shiboski wrote:
>> Trying to build R 2.6.1 on a G5 imac running OS X 10.4.11. I am using
>> Xcode 2.4.1 and the gfortran (4.2.1) from r.research.att.com/tools/.
>> I am using following the configuration:
>> ./configure --with-aqua --with-blas='-framework vecLib' --with-lapack
>> --with-jpeglib --with-libpng
>> Builds fine, but make check fails as follows:
>> running code in 'd-p-q-r-tests.R' ...make: *** [d-p-q-r-
>> tests.Rout] Error 1
>> make: *** [test-Specific] Error 2
>> make: *** [test-all-basics] Error 1
>> make: *** [check] Error 2
>> Here's the error:
>> Error: dbeta(0, 0.9, 2.2, ncp = c(0, a)) == Inf is not all TRUE
>> In addition: Warning message:
>> In dnbeta(x, shape1, shape2, ncp, log) : NaNs produced
>> Execution halted
>> I sucessfully built and checked 2.5.1 using the same set-up. The only
>> thing that changed was the update to OS X 10.4.11 from 10.4.10.
>> It builds & checks fine on my Intel machine with the same Xcode and
> The issue is known and appears to be a problem with a specific
> version of Apple's compilers generating incorrect ppc code. It goes
> away when you update to Apple's gcc 4.2 (or probably also when you
> revert to older compilers, although I didn't test that route
> However, I'm surprised that 2.5.1 would work *if* you had exactly
> the same setup, because the dbeta source code didn't change since
> 2.5.1 at all. Are you 100% sure that you had exactly the same
> compiler versions as now?
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