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

From: Stéphane Dray <dray_at_biomserv.univ-lyon1.fr>
Date: Fri, 14 Sep 2007 17:49:46 +0200

Thanks Simon,

My gcc seemed to work... but I found the problem: I have to install libc6-dev and after I have to install g++ Now it works, I have make R without problems.

Cheers,

Simon Urbanek wrote:
> Stéphane,
>
> the problem is that your compiler doesn't work (as the message clearly
> tells you). You must have working compiler (and other development
> tools) before you try compiling R.
>
> I have no clue how you managed to get such a broken compiler, because
> Debian comes with a complete, working compiler suite ... you should
> fix your OS in the first place ...
>
> BTW according to Google Ralpha is a "Russian American Space
> Cooperation", so I wonder how you got it on your computer in the first
> place ;)
>
> Cheers,
> Simon
>
>
> On Sep 14, 2007, at 10:27 AM, Stéphane Dray wrote:
>
>> 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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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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