Re: [R] R-2.0.1 Gentoo g77 problem

From: Dimakos Ioannis <idimakos_at_upatras.gr>
Date: Thu 10 Mar 2005 - 09:10:48 EST

> On Wed, 9 Mar 2005, Gabriel Rossetti wrote:
>
>> Hello,
>>
>> I use Gentoo and I can't get R 2.0.1 to compile. I used the portage
>> system, Gentoo's source package sytem, and after it uncompresses the
>> source to R, it says that I don't have a fortran compiler. It told me to
>> use f77 flag and re-emerge gcc, which I did with the f77 and fortran
>> flags, but it still won't compile. Does anyone have any ideas? I suspect
>> that gcc has changed it's interworkings, because if I do a gcc -v it
>> says that I can compile fortran(f77) programs, but I don't have g77. If
>> anyone has any ideas or workarounds, it would be great. I really need it
>> for a P&S class. Thanks!
>
>
> After experiencing similar problems and noticing that g77 was nowhere to
> be found, I symlinked /usr/bin/g77 --> /usr/bin/gcc.
>
> R then built and passed 'make check'.

As I pointed out in a private message to the original poster, g77 is not found in the gentoo system. However, the system does provide f2c which will translate fortran to C code and then R-2.0.1 passes configure, and make and make check and make install and everything

HTH, ICD

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Ioannis C. Dimakos
University of Patras
Department of Elementary Education
Patras, GR-26500 GREECE
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-- 
Ioannis C. Dimakos
University of Patras
Department of Elementary Education
Patras, GR-26500 GREECE
http://www.elemedu.upatras.gr/dimakos/
http://yannishome.port5.com/

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