Re: [Rd] OS X problem with DSTEIN in IGLS code

From: Jan de Leeuw <deleeuw_at_stat.ucla.edu>
Date: Sun 04 Jul 2004 - 02:59:26 EST

[cabledoc110:~] deleeuw% gcc -v
Reading specs from /usr/libexec/gcc/darwin/ppc/3.3/specs Thread model: posix
gcc version 3.3 20030304 (Apple Computer, Inc. build 1660)

[cabledoc110:~] deleeuw% g77 -v
Reading specs from
/usr/local/lib/gcc/powerpc-apple-darwin7.3.0/3.5.0/specs Configured with: ../gcc/configure --enable-threads=posix --enable-languages=f77
Thread model: posix
gcc version 3.5.0 20040429 (experimental)

I have tried xlf as well, but no success so far.

On Jul 3, 2004, at 3:48, stefano iacus wrote:

> If I remember well, Jan is using g77 3.5(!) from KHanna page? I'm I
> right Jan?
> We have to solve this g77 issues on Mac OS X soon as many packages
> doesn't pass make check when they contain fortran code.
> I hope I can make some advance with xlf to see if I can manage to fix
> most of these.
> stefano
>
> On Jul 3, 2004, at 9:59 AM, Prof Brian Ripley wrote:
>
>> On Sat, 3 Jul 2004, Jan de Leeuw wrote:
>>
>>> 1. R-devel on OS X aborts when the code below is run after spitting
>>> out the
>>> message
>>>
>>> Loading required package: MASS
>>> Parameter 5 to routine DSTEIN was incorrect
>>> Mac OS BLAS parameter error in DSTEIN, parameter #0, (unavailable),
>>> is 0
>>>
>>> 2. I compiled R-patched using the included BLAS and Lapack, although
>>> Brian says this is impossible on OS X, because they are in FORTRAN
>>> (??).
>>
>> It depends on the compiler build. The version some (most?) people
>> have of
>> the gcc tools has a -lg2c that cannot be linked into a dylib. You
>> seem to
>> have one that does but no one else has reported success. Only a week
>> ago
>> someone reported being unable to build with the default configure
>> settings
>> on MacOS X for exactly this reason.
>>
>>> This version of R runs the code below just fine.
>>>
>>> 3. So there seems to be a difference between the implementation of
>>> DSTEIN in vecLib.framework and in other BLAS versions. The error
>>> message comes from vecLib.
>>
>> Correction: DSTEIN is part of LAPACK, not BLAS
>>
>> In short, that is a MacOS error, for there is a reference
>> implementation
>> of LAPACK. It is compounded by an error in the error message. Have
>> you
>> reported it to `MacOS-bugs' yet? Please do so.
>>
>>> 4. To build libRlapack.dylib on OS X add the flags "-flat_namespace
>>> -undefined suppress" to the link.
>>
>> That's not what works for other people. Why is is necessary for you?
>>
>> --
>> Brian D. Ripley, ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk
>> Professor of Applied Statistics, http://www.stats.ox.ac.uk/~ripley/
>> University of Oxford, Tel: +44 1865 272861 (self)
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