[Rd] problems for ./configure on Ralpha: gcc related

From: Stéphane Dray <dray_at_biomserv.univ-lyon1.fr>
Date: Fri, 14 Sep 2007 16:27:49 +0200


Dear all,
I am trying to compile Ralpha on my computer (OS = Debian). SVN Revision is:

Revision: 42843
Last Changed Date: 2007-09-14

./configure returns :



stephane_at_pcdray:~/Rdev/R-alpha$ ./configure checking build system type... i686-pc-linux-gnulibc1 checking host system type... i686-pc-linux-gnulibc1 loading site script './config.site'
loading build specific script './config.site' checking for pwd... /bin/pwd
checking whether builddir is srcdir... yes
checking for working aclocal... found
checking for working autoconf... found
checking for working automake... found

checking for working autoheader... found checking for gawk... gawk
checking for grep that handles long lines and -e... /bin/grep checking for egrep... /bin/grep -E
checking whether ln -s works... yes
checking for ranlib... ranlib
checking for bison... bison -y
checking for ar... ar
checking for a BSD-compatible install... /usr/bin/install -c
checking for sed... /bin/sed
checking for less... /usr/bin/less
checking for perl... /usr/bin/perl

checking whether perl version is at least 5.8.0... yes
checking for dvips... /usr/bin/dvips
checking for tex... /usr/bin/tex
checking for latex... /usr/bin/latex

checking for makeindex... /usr/bin/makeindex
checking for pdftex... /usr/bin/pdftex
checking for pdflatex... /usr/bin/pdflatex
checking for makeinfo... /usr/bin/makeinfo
checking whether makeinfo version is at least 4.7... yes checking for texi2dvi... /usr/bin/texi2dvi
checking for unzip... /usr/bin/unzip
checking for zip... /usr/bin/zip
checking for gzip... /bin/gzip
checking for firefox... /usr/bin/firefox
using default browser ... /usr/bin/firefox checking for acroread... /usr/bin/acroread checking for gcc... gcc
checking for C compiler default output file name... configure: error: C compiler cannot create executables
See `config.log' for more details.

gcc -v returns
Using built-in specs.
Target: i486-linux-gnu
Configured with: ../src/configure -v
--enable-languages=c,c++,fortran,objc,obj-c++,treelang --prefix=/usr
--enable-shared --with-system-zlib --libexecdir=/usr/lib
--without-included-gettext --enable-threads=posix --enable-nls
--with-gxx-include-dir=/usr/include/c++/4.2 --program-suffix=-4.2
--enable-clocale=gnu --enable-libstdcxx-debug --enable-mpfr
--enable-targets=all --disable-werror --enable-checking=release
--build=i486-linux-gnu --host=i486-linux-gnu --target=i486-linux-gnu
Thread model: posix
gcc version 4.2.1 (Debian 4.2.1-3)

and in the config.log, I have:
.....

configure:4596: checking for gcc
configure:4612: found /usr/bin/gcc
configure:4623: result: gcc
configure:4861: checking for C compiler version
configure:4868: gcc --version >&5

gcc (GCC) 4.2.1 (Debian 4.2.1-3)
Copyright (C) 2007 Free Software Foundation, Inc. This is free software; see the source for copying conditions. There is NO warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

configure:4871: $? = 0
configure:4878: gcc -v >&5
Using built-in specs.
Target: i486-linux-gnu
Configured with: ../src/configure -v
--enable-languages=c,c++,fortran,objc,obj-c++,treelang --prefix=/usr
--enable-shared --with-system-zlib --libexecdir=/usr/lib
--without-included-gettext --enable-threads=posix --enable-nls
--with-gxx-include-dir=/usr/include/c++/4.2 --program-suffix=-4.2
--enable-clocale=gnu --enable-libstdcxx-debug --enable-mpfr
--enable-targets=all --disable-werror --enable-checking=release
--build=i486-linux-gnu --host=i486-linux-gnu --target=i486-linux-gnu
Thread model: posix
gcc version 4.2.1 (Debian 4.2.1-3)
configure:4881: $? = 0
configure:4888: gcc -V >&5
gcc: '-V' option must have argument

configure:4891: $? = 1
configure:4914: checking for C compiler default output file name
configure:4941: gcc  -I/usr/local/include -L/usr/local/lib conftest.c  >&5
/usr/bin/ld: crt1.o: No such file: No such file or directory collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
configure:4944: $? = 1
configure: failed program was:
| /* confdefs.h.  */
| #define PACKAGE_NAME "R"
| #define PACKAGE_TARNAME "R"
| #define PACKAGE_VERSION "2.6.0"
| #define PACKAGE_STRING "R 2.6.0"
| #define PACKAGE_BUGREPORT "r-bugs_at_R-project.org"
| #define PACKAGE "R"
| #define VERSION "2.6.0"
| #define R_PLATFORM "i686-pc-linux-gnulibc1"
| #define R_CPU "i686"
| #define R_VENDOR "pc"
| #define R_OS "linux-gnulibc1"
| #define Unix 1
| #define R_ARCH ""
| /* end confdefs.h.  */
|
| int
| main ()
| {
|
|   ;
|   return 0;
| }

configure:4983: error: C compiler cannot create executables See `config.log' for more details.
...............

I did not understand what is the problem. Any idea ?

Thanks in advances,

Sincerely.

--

Stéphane DRAY (dray_at_biomserv.univ-lyon1.fr ) Laboratoire BBE-CNRS-UMR-5558, Univ. C. Bernard - Lyon I 43, Bd du 11 Novembre 1918, 69622 Villeurbanne Cedex, France Tel: 33 4 72 43 27 57 Fax: 33 4 72 43 13 88 http://biomserv.univ-lyon1.fr/~dray/



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