Re: [Rd] Install failure (PR#13545)

From: Peter Dalgaard <p.dalgaard_at_biostat.ku.dk>
Date: Sat, 21 Feb 2009 23:25:30 +0100

bob_at_spltrak.com wrote:
> Hello:
> Encountered a problem installing R on
> CentOS release 5.2
>
> This is a 64bit OS
> I need to know if this will work on this server or do I need to change OS>
>
> Thanks
> Bob
>
> I downloaded the source ( R-2.8.1.tar.gz ) due to no release being available
> for CentOS.
> My ./configure --with-x=no --with-readline=no R_PAPERSIZE='letter'

And the problem is? (Failure to compile conftest.c is not necessarily a problem. Configure deliberately uses non-compilable files in a number of places.)

What was the final result of running configure?

(Please don't file as bugs in R issues when you are not sure that they are.)

> Failed:
> ./configure --with-x=no --with-readline=no R_PAPERSIZE='letter'
> 195 lines deleted from log
> configure:5105: checking whether we are using the GNU C compiler
> configure:5134: gcc -c -I/usr/local/include conftest.c >&5
> configure:5140: $? = 0
> configure:5157: result: yes
> configure:5162: checking whether gcc accepts -g
> configure:5192: gcc -c -g -I/usr/local/include conftest.c >&5
> configure:5198: $? = 0
> configure:5297: result: yes
> configure:5314: checking for gcc option to accept ISO C89
> configure:5388: gcc -c -g -O2 -I/usr/local/include conftest.c >&5
> configure:5394: $? = 0
> configure:5417: result: none needed
> configure:5442: checking how to run the C preprocessor
> configure:5482: gcc -E -I/usr/local/include conftest.c
> configure:5488: $? = 0
> configure:5519: gcc -E -I/usr/local/include conftest.c
> conftest.c:16:28: error: ac_nonexistent.h: No such file or directory
> configure:5525: $? = 1
> configure: failed program was:
> | /* confdefs.h. */
> | #define PACKAGE_NAME "R"
> | #define PACKAGE_TARNAME "R"
> | #define PACKAGE_VERSION "2.8.1"
...etc...

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