Re: [Rd] Failed make (PR#7978)

From: <ripley_at_stats.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Wed 29 Jun 2005 - 18:12:34 GMT


On Wed, 29 Jun 2005, Simon Urbanek wrote:

> On Jun 29, 2005, at 1:52 PM, kent@d89h102.public.uconn.edu wrote:
>
>> I downloaded R v2.1.1 earlier this morning to compile under Fedora
>> Core 4.
>> It compiled without incident, but 'make check' failed. Below is the

>> relevant
>> part of its report. Is this a known problem?
>
> My guess is that you're using gfortran instead of g77 and you didn't
> set GFORTRAN_STDIN_UNIT to -1 nor used FLIBS to force static fortran
> libraries - please see B.5.1. "Using gfortran" in "R Installation and
> Administration".

That is a known problem with vanilla gcc-4.0.0 but not with the version in FC4. I do wonder why anyone would replace a patched compiler with an known buggy one. At least use the latest release candidate of 4.0.1 if you insist on using gcc4.

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