[R-SIG-Mac] Building packages under R >= 2.7.0 (issue with gcc-4.2)
vincent.goulet at act.ulaval.ca
Sun Jun 1 07:50:10 CEST 2008
My package checked and buit fine under 2.6.2 on Leopard 10.5.2. Under
2.7.0, 2.7.0 patched (2008-05-29) and R-devel (2008-05-30) it always
fails at the "checking whether package 'actuar' can be installed"
step. The 00install.log tells me that R tried to call gcc-4.2, which I
don't have. It is my understanding from reading the documentation that
this version of gcc is not mandatory. I have XCode v. 3.0 installed.
Furthermore, I noticed that, for 2.7.0, the /Library/Frameworks/
R.framework/Resources/etc/*/Makeconf files refer to gcc for i386 and
ppc, and to gcc-4.2 on x86_64. For 2.7.0 patched and R-devel, the
Makeconf files refer to gcc-4.2 on all architectures.
I can't see what I did wrong, but then I'm certainly not the first one
to compile a package from source since the release of 2.7.0. Any help
would be appreciated.
Thanks in advance!
Vincent Goulet, Associate Professor
Université Laval, Québec
Vincent.Goulet at act.ulaval.ca http://vgoulet.act.ulaval.ca
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