Re: [Rd] First testing of R-2.0.0 alpha on Gentoo Linux

From: Peter Dalgaard <>
Date: Tue 07 Sep 2004 - 16:51:44 EST

"M. Edward Borasky" <> writes:

> I just got R-2.0.0 alpha running on my Gentoo Linux system. The only
> issue I had was that if I do "--with-lapack" in the "configure", "make
> check" fails very early. Once I removed that option, "make check-all"
> passed. I have both "blas-atlas" and "lapack-atlas" installed on my
> system. The Atlas version is 3.6.0.

Hmm, but would the linker know where to find them? Also, there could be an issue with dynamic vs. static libraries. Any configure experts around?

> There were a few warnings in the logs of "make check-all". Does anyone
> want to see the log files?

Not all of them, for every build... I think most of the warnings are in principle known by the respective authors, but a small "executive summary" might have some nag factor value.

> I'm going to go ahead and test 2.0.0 with
> some of the simple things I do. I don't do anything very complicated
> with it, so it may not shake out anything. If there's anything
> Gentoo-specific you want me to run, please let me know. I'm on the
> Gentoo "science" mailing list and I can get their attention fairly
> easily.

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