Re: [R] make check errors for R-2.3.1

From: Paul Roebuck <>
Date: Fri 09 Jun 2006 - 18:18:00 EST

On Thu, 8 Jun 2006, Luo Weijun wrote:

> I tried to build R-2.3.1 from source under Mac OS X
> 10.4.6. (I am doing so because only this way I can get
> the 64-bit version of R)
> The configure and make steps look fine. But I got
> errors when I did make check-all, here is the message:
> running code in 'base-Ex.R' ...make[4]: ***
> [base-Ex.Rout] Error 1
> make[3]: *** [test-Examples-Base] Error 2
> make[2]: *** [test-Examples] Error 2
> make[1]: *** [test-all-basics] Error 1
> make: *** [check-all] Error 2
> I am not sure what does this mean.
> One potentially related issue is that, I downloaded
> and installed a gfortran compiler: GNU Fortran 95
> (GCC) 4.2.0 20060512 (experimental), because we doní»t
> have one originally. But I didní»t use the latest
> cctools, and our version is: Apple Computer, Inc.
> version cctools-590.23.2.obj~17. Not sure whether this
> matters. Our gcc compiler is:
> powerpc-apple-darwin8-gcc-4.0.1 (GCC) 4.0.1 (Apple
> Computer, Inc. build 5250).

See "Tools" section of <> for GCC. R-GUI installer contains needed Fortran compiler. See also <> for additional Mac OS X build/compilation issues.

This should properly be discussed on R SIG Mac rather than R Help.

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