[R-SIG-Mac] Error in gfortran packaged with R binaries

Simon Urbanek simon.urbanek at r-project.org
Thu Feb 15 21:36:48 CET 2007

On Feb 16, 2007, at 12:32 AM, Bill Northcott wrote:

> On 15/02/2007, at 2:56 PM, Simon Urbanek wrote:
> Thanks for the response.
>> this is just a quick note from down under ;). If you're building R- 
>> devel, I'm recommending latest Xcode (2.4.1 or higher) + HPC fortran.
> That is what I am now trying.
>> For a joyful 64-bit gfortran experience you'll need Apple's gcc  
>> driver which I have provided (see my 64-bit Intel announcement e- 
>> mail on this list earlier - it has the full description, I can't  
>> test it here) and you also want to lipo usr/local/lib/x86_64/ 
>> libgfortran.?.?.?.dylib into usr/local/lib, because that's where  
>> it really belongs.
> I am trying to build a ppc64 version.  I don't have a Core 2 Duo  
> Mac :-(

Ah, ok, but the same applies - get the Apple gfortran driver (the one  
at r.research.att.com is universal supporting all 4 archs) and lipo  
libgfortran down.

>> Unfortunately HPC doesn't provide ppc64 target in the Intel  
>> gfortran which is a real pity, but we'll have to live with it...  
>> (for now)
> It seems to have all the bits and will build a fortran hello world  
> in ppc64 using -m64.   However, the libraries are in /usr/local/lib/ 
> ppc64 which seems to confuse the configure script and causes a  
> failure in the attempt to link C and Fortran code.  I will try to  
> lipo the ppc64 libraries into the ppc ones in /usr/local/lib.  Is  
> that what you meant?

Yes, indeed.


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