[R] RODBC compile error with R 2.4.1

From: Matthew Dowle <mdowle_at_concordiafunds.com>
Date: Wed 03 Jan 2007 - 11:49:22 GMT

Hi All,

I'm getting the following error, could anyone help please?

$ R CMD INSTALL RODBC_1.1-7.tar.gz
* Installing *source* package 'RODBC' ... checking for gcc... gcc -std=gnu99
checking for C compiler default output file name... a.out checking whether the C compiler works... yes checking whether we are cross compiling... no checking for suffix of executables...
checking for suffix of object files... o checking whether we are using the GNU C compiler... yes checking whether gcc -std=gnu99 accepts -g... yes checking for gcc -std=gnu99 option to accept ANSI C... none needed checking how to run the C preprocessor... gcc -std=gnu99 -E checking for egrep... grep -E
checking for ANSI C header files... yes
checking for sys/types.h... yes

checking for sys/stat.h... yes
checking for stdlib.h... yes
checking for string.h... yes
checking for memory.h... yes
checking for strings.h... yes
checking for inttypes.h... yes

checking for stdint.h... yes
checking for unistd.h... yes
checking sql.h usability... yes
checking sql.h presence... yes
checking for sql.h... yes
checking sqlext.h usability... yes
checking sqlext.h presence... yes
checking for sqlext.h... yes
checking for library containing SQLTables... -lodbc checking for SQLLEN... yes
checking for SQLULEN... yes
checking for long... yes
checking size of long... configure: error: cannot compute sizeof (long), 77
See `config.log' for more details.
ERROR: configuration failed for package 'RODBC' ** Removing '/usr/local/lib/R/library/RODBC' ** Restoring previous '/usr/local/lib/R/library/RODBC'

> version

               _                           
platform       x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu    
arch           x86_64                      
os             linux-gnu                   
system         x86_64, linux-gnu           
status                                     
major          2                           
minor          4.1                         
year           2006                        
month          12                          
day            18                          
svn rev        40228                       
language       R                           
version.string R version 2.4.1 (2006-12-18)
>

Regards,
Matthew



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