Re: [R] R-2.5.0 compilation problem on Linux powerpc

From: Vivek Menon <vivek.menon79_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 25 Jun 2007 10:03:18 -0400

>
>
> > uname -a gives me this:==========
> > Linux XXXXXXXX 2.6.21.1-xserve #17 SMP Thu Jun 14 19:45:57 MDT 2007
> ppc64
> > ppc64 ppc64 GNU/Linux
> > ===========
> > Also when I configure I see the foll. output:
> > ====================
> > R is now configured for powerpc64-unknown-linux-gnu
>
> That might be the problem: 'powerpc64' not 'ppc64'. What Linux distro is
> this?

I am using Yellow Dog Linux distro.

> Source directory: .
> > Installation directory: /usr/local
> >
> > C compiler: gcc -std=gnu99 -g -O2
> > Fortran 77 compiler: gfortran -g -O2
> >
> > C++ compiler: g++ -g -O2
> > Fortran 90/95 compiler: gfortran -g -O2
> > Obj-C compiler:
> >
> > Interfaces supported:
> > External libraries: readline
> > Additional capabilities: PNG, iconv, MBCS, NLS
> > Options enabled: shared BLAS, R profiling, Java
> >
> > Recommended packages: yes
> > ============================
> > Do you have any suggestions??
>
> And what is the setting of the flags I mentioned? See the manual I
> pointed you to, or the Makeconf file?

I checked the Makeconf file and found the following settings: CPICFLAGS = -fpic
FPICFLAGS = -fpic

Thanks,
Vivek

> Thanks,
> > Vivek
> > On 6/25/07, Prof Brian Ripley <ripley_at_stats.ox.ac.uk> wrote:
> >>
> >> Is this ppc32 or ppc64? (What does uname -a say?)
> >>
> >> If the former, you might need to set CPICFLAGS and FPICFLAGS to -fPIC
> >> (rather than -fpic): please look these up in the R-admin.html file
> (which
> >> INSTALL points you to).
> >>
> >> For ppc64 configure should have found -fPIC.
> >>
> >> On Mon, 25 Jun 2007, Vivek Menon wrote:
> >>
> >> > Hello everybody,I am having an error while compiling R-2.5.0 on Linux
> >> > powerpc.
> >> > This is what I see when I do a make:
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > gcc -std=gnu99 -shared -L/usr/local/lib -o grDevices.so chull.o
> >> devNull.o
> >> > devPicTeX.o devPS.o devQuartz.o init.o
> >> > ../../../../library/grDevices/libs/grDevices.so is unchanged
> >> > make[5]: Leaving directory
> >> > `/home/vivekv/sw_alg/R-2.5.0/src/library/grDevices/src'
> >> >
> >> > make[4]: Leaving directory `/home/vivekv/sw_alg/R-2.5.0
> >> > /src/library/grDevices/src'
> >> > Warning: unable to load shared library '/home/vivekv/sw_alg/R-2.5.0
> >> > /modules//lapack.so':
> >> > /home/vivekv/sw_alg/R- 2.5.0/modules//lapack.so: R_PPC_REL24
> relocation
> >> at
> >> > 0x0e65d7e4 for symbol `strlen' out of range
> >> > Error in solve.default(rgb) : lapack routines cannot be loaded
> >> > Error: unable to load R code in package 'grDevices'
> >> > Execution halted
> >> > make[3]: *** [all] Error 1
> >> > make[3]: Leaving directory `/home/vivekv/sw_alg/R-2.5.0
> >> > /src/library/grDevices'
> >> > make[2]: *** [R] Error 1
> >> > make[2]: Leaving directory `/home/vivekv/sw_alg/R- 2.5.0/src/library'
> >> > make[1]: *** [R] Error 1
> >> > make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/vivekv/sw_alg/R-2.5.0/src'
> >> > make: *** [R] Error 1
> >> >
> >> > Please let me know what needs to be done for a successful
> installation.
> >> > Thanks,
> >> > Vivek
> >> >
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> >> >
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> >> >
> >>
> >>
> >> --
> >> Brian D. Ripley, ripley_at_stats.ox.ac.uk
> >> Professor of Applied Statistics, http://www.stats.ox.ac.uk/~ripley/
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> >>
> >
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