[R-SIG-Mac] R-alpha on SL system

Simon Urbanek simon.urbanek at r-project.org
Sun Oct 11 22:36:47 CEST 2009


from your logs you are still using the wrong compilers (missing -arch  
flags) and not following the instructions (you're building in the  
sources as far as I can tell). Please make sure you're setting FC and  
F77 correctly including the -arch flag and don't build in the sources.  
If in doubt, please send us the exact configure line you're using.  
(And make sure you remove everything in the build directory before re- 


On Oct 11, 2009, at 3:54 PM, Roger Koenker wrote:

> Simon,
> I read this thread,
> https://stat.ethz.ch/pipermail/r-sig-mac/2009-September/006463.html
> but didn't see this post:
> https://stat.ethz.ch/pipermail/r-sig-mac/2009-September/006470.html
> Unfortunately,  I can't get this to work either, the configure step  
> seems to
> end normally, although there is a warning about "missing packages. but
> make -j8 && make install
> ends with error:  cannot use Fortran.  But
> yzzy: which gfortran /usr/local/bin/gfortran yzzy:
> gfortran --version
> GNU Fortran (GCC) 4.2.3
> Copyright (C) 2007 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
> As for the binary install,  the pkg installer produced eventually
> a window that said "Failed"   in red rather than the usual green
> Installation Successful  -- but it wasn't clear where to look
> for the entrails.  I've replaced the old config.log on the web
> with the new one based on the recommended configure lines.
> On Oct 11, 2009, at 2:21 PM, Simon Urbanek wrote:
>> Roger,
>> please read the list before posing - I have even posted detailed  
>> instructions for SL (you are mixing 32 bit and 64 bit). As for the  
>> binary install -- can you, please, share the details with us?
>> Thanks,
>> Simon
>> On Oct 11, 2009, at 1:19 PM, Roger Koenker wrote:
>>> I am trying to install R-alpha R-2.10.0 (yesterdays version) on a  
>>> mac pro system that I've
>>> recently upgraded to SL and xcode 3.2.   I've tried both the  
>>> binary install which fails, and
>>> building from source:  the config.log file can be seen here:
>>> http://www.econ.uiuc.edu/~roger/config.log
>>> Version 2.9.2 built from sources without problems after the SL  
>>> upgrade.... which I
>>> took as a good omen for the general sanity of the system, but  
>>> apparently this was
>>> a mistake.
>>> I presume that this has something to do with conflicts with old  
>>> gfortrans.  I've installed
>>> gfortran 4.2.3 but perhaps there are remnants of older versions  
>>> still hanging around?
>>> Many thanks for any hints,
>>> Roger
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