Re: R-alpha: R and Linux RedHat-4.1

Gonzalo Lopez-Abente (
Tue, 18 Mar 1997 13:04:30 +0100

Date: Tue, 18 Mar 1997 13:04:30 +0100
From: Gonzalo Lopez-Abente <>
Subject: Re: R-alpha: R and  Linux RedHat-4.1

Dear Peter,
Thak you for your "quick" answer.

>Sure, but we need a bit more to go on. It's been working fine on my
system, which is *also* RedHat 4.1.
>More specifically we need at least
>- R version (16.1 shouldn't use Fortran at all by default!?)
>- exact error message + where did it go wrong?

ld: cannot open -lf2c: No such file or directory
make[2]: *** [R.binary] Error 1
make[2]: Leaving directory `/home/glabente/R/src/main'
make[1]: *** [build] Error 2
make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/glabente/R/src'
make: *** [install] Error 2

>- results of 'which f77' and 'which f2c' and the content of your PATH
which f77  (nothing)
which f2c    /usr/bin/f2c


Regards, Gonzalo
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