[R] configure fails for R 2.3.1 on SunOS 5.8

From: Benjamin Tyner <btyner_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu 27 Jul 2006 - 06:15:24 EST


Does this mean I need to use '--with-readline=no'? configure says:

checking build system type... sparc-sun-solaris2.8 checking host system type... sparc-sun-solaris2.8 loading site script './config.site'
loading build specific script './config.site' checking for pwd... /usr/bin/pwd
checking whether builddir is srcdir... yes

checking for working aclocal... found
checking for working autoconf... found
checking for working automake... found

checking for working autoheader... found checking for working makeinfo... found
checking for gawk... gawk
checking for egrep... egrep
checking whether ln -s works... yes
checking for ranlib... ranlib
checking for bison... bison -y
checking for ar... ar
checking for a BSD-compatible install... tools/install-sh -c
checking for sed... /usr/xpg4/bin/sed
checking for more... /usr/bin/more
checking for perl... no

checking for false... /usr/bin/false
configure: WARNING: you cannot build the object documentation system
checking for dvips... no
checking for tex... no
checking for latex... no

configure: WARNING: you cannot build DVI versions of the R manuals checking for makeindex... no
checking for pdftex... no
checking for pdflatex... no
configure: WARNING: you cannot build PDF versions of the R manuals checking for makeinfo... /p/gnu/makeinfo checking for install-info... /p/gnu/install-info
checking for unzip... /usr/bin/unzip
checking for zip... /usr/bin/zip
checking for gzip... /usr/bin/gzip
checking for firefox... /p/firefox/firefox
using default browser ... /p/firefox/firefox
checking for acroread... no
checking for acroread4... no
checking for xpdf... no
checking for gv... /p/X11/gv
checking for gcc... gcc

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 accepts -g... yes
checking for gcc option to accept ANSI C... none needed
checking how to run the C preprocessor... gcc -E
checking whether gcc needs -traditional... no
checking how to run the C preprocessor... gcc -E
checking for f95... f95
checking whether we are using the GNU Fortran 77 compiler... no checking whether f95 accepts -g... yes
checking for g++... g++
checking whether we are using the GNU C++ compiler... yes checking whether g++ accepts -g... yes
checking how to run the C++ preprocessor... g++ -E checking whether __attribute__((visibility())) is supported... no checking whether gcc accepts -fvisibility... no checking whether f95 accepts -fvisibility... yes checking for a sed that does not truncate output... /usr/xpg4/bin/sed checking for ld used by gcc... /usr/ccs/bin/ld checking if the linker (/usr/ccs/bin/ld) is GNU ld... no checking for /usr/ccs/bin/ld option to reload object files... -r checking for BSD-compatible nm... /usr/ccs/bin/nm -p checking how to recognise dependent libraries... pass_all 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... no
checking for unistd.h... yes
checking dlfcn.h usability... yes
checking dlfcn.h presence... yes
checking for dlfcn.h... yes
checking the maximum length of command line arguments... 262144 checking command to parse /usr/ccs/bin/nm -p output from gcc object... ok
checking for objdir... .libs
checking for ranlib... (cached) ranlib
checking for strip... strip

checking if gcc static flag works... yes checking if gcc supports -fno-rtti -fno-exceptions... yes
checking for gcc option to produce PIC... -fPIC
checking if gcc PIC flag -fPIC works... yes
checking if gcc supports -c -o file.o... yes
checking whether the gcc linker (/usr/ccs/bin/ld) supports shared libraries... yes
checking whether -lc should be explicitly linked in... yes checking dynamic linker characteristics... solaris2.8 ld.so checking how to hardcode library paths into programs... immediate checking whether stripping libraries is possible... no checking if libtool supports shared libraries... yes checking whether to build shared libraries... yes checking whether to build static libraries... no configure: creating libtool
appending configuration tag "CXX" to libtool checking for ld used by g++... /usr/ccs/bin/ld checking if the linker (/usr/ccs/bin/ld) is GNU ld... no checking whether the g++ linker (/usr/ccs/bin/ld) supports shared libraries... yes
checking for g++ option to produce PIC... -fPIC
checking if g++ PIC flag -fPIC works... yes
checking if g++ supports -c -o file.o... yes
checking whether the g++ linker (/usr/ccs/bin/ld) supports shared libraries... yes
checking dynamic linker characteristics... solaris2.8 ld.so checking how to hardcode library paths into programs... immediate checking whether stripping libraries is possible... no appending configuration tag "F77" to libtool checking if libtool supports shared libraries... yes checking whether to build shared libraries... yes checking whether to build static libraries... no
checking for f95 option to produce PIC... -fPIC
checking if f95 PIC flag -fPIC works... no
checking if f95 supports -c -o file.o... yes
checking whether the f95 linker (/usr/ccs/bin/ld) supports shared libraries... yes
checking dynamic linker characteristics... f95: Warning: Option -print-search-dirs passed to ld, if ld is invoked, ignored otherwise
Undefined                       first referenced
 symbol                             in file
main                                /opt/SUNWspro/WS6U2/lib/crt1.o
ld: fatal: Symbol referencing errors. No output written to a.out solaris2.8 ld.so
checking how to hardcode library paths into programs... immediate checking whether stripping libraries is possible... no checking whether makeinfo version is at least 4.7... yes checking for cos in -lm... yes
checking for sin in -lm... yes
checking for dlopen in -ldl... yes
checking readline/history.h usability... no checking readline/history.h presence... no checking for readline/history.h... no
checking readline/readline.h usability... no checking readline/readline.h presence... no checking for readline/readline.h... no
checking for rl_callback_read_char in -lreadline... no checking for main in -lncurses... no
checking for main in -ltermcap... yes
checking for rl_callback_read_char in -lreadline... no checking for history_truncate_file... no configure: error: --with-readline=yes (default) and headers/libs are not available

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