Re: [Rd] Re: [R] installing on alpha (tru64)

From: M. Edward Borasky <>
Date: Sun 03 Oct 2004 - 02:44:19 EST

On Sat, 2004-10-02 at 09:08, Alexa Sorant wrote:

> I have obtained and built the GNU make. This gets me much farther along in
> the installation process.
> That is, I no longer get the error message:
> Make: cannot open /share/make/ Stop.
> But now I get errors from "make check" and "make check FORCE=FORCE" with
> R-1.9.1 and earlier (from "make") with R-2.0.0 (today's version).
That's what happened to me when in previous builds when I didn't specify "without-blas". When I specified "without-blas" in the configure step, "make check" passed. If I can get VPN to work, I can grab the build scripts I used on Tru64 4.0f. BTW, one other thing to check is whether you have System V emulation. I did, and I had to play some games with the PATH settings to get anything to work. As I noted in my previous e-mail, I essentially built the whole GNU toolchain from scratch (make, binutils and GCC) and used that to build R. I also had to rebuild Perl from scratch; our version of Perl was too old for R.

I haven't tried to build R 2.0.0 on Tru64; the project where I use R on Alpha was frozen with the build I did in January. mailing list Received on Sun Oct 03 02:50:41 2004

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