Re: [Rd] R 2.5.0 building problem

From: Prof Brian Ripley <ripley_at_stats.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Fri, 18 May 2007 10:11:57 +0100 (BST)

This is a system problem: you are missing the dynamic libg2c.so and so cannot build usable Fortran shared libraries.

I no longer have access to such an old system (one using gcc 3.4.x), but from memory this was in an RPM named libf2c-* Please consult your sysadmins.

On Fri, 18 May 2007, Ev Whin wrote:

> Hi,
> While I was trying to build R 2.5.0 src on
> Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES release 4 (Nahant Update 4)
> Kernel 2.6.9-42.ELsmp on an x86_64
> The following errors occurred:
>
> gcc -std=gnu99 -shared -L/usr/local/lib64 -o lapack.so Lapack.o
> -L../../../lib -lRlapack -L../../../lib -lRblas -lg2c -lm -lgcc_s
>
> /usr/bin/ld: /usr/lib/gcc/x86_64-redhat-linux/3.4.6/libg2c.a(s_cat.o):
> relocation R_X86_64_32 against `a local symbol' can not be used when making
> a shared object; recompile with -fPIC
>
> /usr/lib/gcc/x86_64-redhat-linux/3.4.6/libg2c.a: could not read symbols: Bad
> value
>
> collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
>
> make[4]: *** [lapack.so] Error 1
>
> make[4]: Leaving directory `/home/ljiao/R-2.5.0/Build/src/modules/lapack'
>
> make[3]: *** [R] Error 2
>
> make[3]: Leaving directory `/home/ljiao/R-2.5.0/Build/src/modules/lapack'
>
> make[2]: *** [R] Error 1
>
> make[2]: Leaving directory `/home/ljiao/R-2.5.0/Build/src/modules'
>
> make[1]: *** [R] Error 1
>
> make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/ljiao/R-2.5.0/Build/src'
>
> make: *** [R] Error 1
> Is this a bug of GCC?
> See also https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHBA-2006-0509.html
> What can I do to proceed?
>
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