[R-SIG-Mac] building R from source

Duncan Murdoch murdoch at stats.uwo.ca
Sun Feb 11 19:09:11 CET 2007

On 2/11/2007 12:02 PM, Rafael Irizarry wrote:
> Hi!
> I need to build R from source on my intel macbook pro. i am wondering if 
> there is a consensus on what gcc and fortan to use.
> Ive read the FAQ and various posts but there does not seem to be a 
> specific rec.
> I am looking for a specific rec because sometime ago I successfully 
> installed R by using the gcc and gfortran described here 
> http://hpc.sourceforge.net/ but I think this caused problems later. 
> After the install, I had various weird issues that  other macbook pro 
> users i knew did not have. One of the problems was that ssh seg faulted 
> after the 10.4.8. upgrade. The only difference I could find between me 
> and others was the aforementioned install. After two days of trying to 
> fix the seg fault I gave up and re-installed the operating system. ssh 
> is working again after reproducing everything i did before except for 
> the gcc/gfortran install.
> Any recs will be greatly appreciated.

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gives detailed recommendations.  They worked for me last year.

Duncan Murdoch

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