Re: [R] Problem with installing Hmisc and Design: gfrotran: error

From: Prof Brian Ripley <>
Date: Sun 22 Oct 2006 - 07:11:40 GMT

On Sat, 21 Oct 2006, Stephan Lindner wrote:

> cannot exec 'f951': No such file or directory
> Reply-To:
> Hi all,
> I'm using R on an Suse Linux system. Since Hmisc and Design need both
> fortran, I installed gfortran (through rpm). However, I still get an
> error message, namely:
> gfrotran: error cannot exec 'f951': No such file or directory
> And the installation is cancelled. I tried solving the problem through
> googling it, and looking at the fortran and Hmisc page, but couldn't
> find any valuable information. It would be wonderful if anyone could
> help me.

Is there a confusion between 'gfortran' and 'gfrotran' here? Assuming you used 'gfortran' comsistently, your compiler installation is incomplete.

This is really a SuSE Linux question, and you may do best to seek local SuSE advice: you haven't even told us the version you are using.

Brian D. Ripley,        
Professor of Applied Statistics,
University of Oxford,             Tel:  +44 1865 272861 (self)
1 South Parks Road,                     +44 1865 272866 (PA)
Oxford OX1 3TG, UK                Fax:  +44 1865 272595

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