[Rd] R-beta does not install on FreeBSD

From: Rainer Hurling <rhurlin_at_gwdg.de>
Date: Sun, 17 Aug 2008 13:36:25 +0200


I am trying to install R-beta_2008-08-16_r46368.tar.gz on FreeBSD 8.0-CURRENT (i386). The code stops compiling with the following message:



[.. snip ..]
building package 'tcltk'
mkdir ../../../library/tcltk
mkdir ../../../library/tcltk/R
mkdir ../../../library/tcltk/demo
mkdir ../../../library/tcltk/exec
mkdir ../../../library/tcltk/po
mkdir ../../../library/tcltk/man

making init.d from init.c
making tcltk.d from tcltk.c
making tcltk_unix.d from tcltk_unix.c
`Makedeps' is up to date.
gcc -std=gnu99 -I../../../../include -I/usr/local/include/tcl8.4 

-I/usr/local/include/tk8.4 -I/usr/local/include -I/usr/local/include
-fpic -g -O2 -c init.c -o init.o

gcc -std=gnu99 -I../../../../include -I/usr/local/include/tcl8.4
-I/usr/local/include/tk8.4 -I/usr/local/include -I/usr/local/include
-fpic -g -O2 -c tcltk.c -o tcltk.o

gcc -std=gnu99 -I../../../../include -I/usr/local/include/tcl8.4
-I/usr/local/include/tk8.4 -I/usr/local/include -I/usr/local/include
-fpic -g -O2 -c tcltk_unix.c -o tcltk_unix.o
gcc -std=gnu99 -shared -L/usr/local/lib -o tcltk.so init.o tcltk.o tcltk_unix.o -L/usr/local/lib -ltcl84 -L/usr/local/lib -ltk84
-L/usr/local/lib -lX11 -lm
mkdir ../../../../library/tcltk/libs
installing parsed NAMESPACE files
"Makefile", line 28: Need an operator
make: fatal errors encountered -- cannot continue *** Error code 1

Stop in /usr/local/R-beta.


This happens with all recent beta versions. R version 2.7.1 Patched (2008-08-10 r46284) installed and worked fine.

Could this be a bug with R-beta or is there something wrong with my FreeBSD version?

Any help is appreciated.

Thanks in advance,
Rainer Hurling



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