[R-SIG-Mac] building R from source

stefano iacus stefano.iacus at unimi.it
Sun Feb 11 21:19:38 CET 2007

My latest try is to use apple gcc which comes with latest Developer  
Tools and fortran from hpc.sourceforge.net


On 11/feb/07, at 19:09, Duncan Murdoch wrote:

> 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.
> This page
> http://r.research.att.com/
> gives detailed recommendations.  They worked for me last year.
> Duncan Murdoch
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