Re: [Rd] libtrio

From: Prof Brian Ripley <ripley_at_stats.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Tue 25 Apr 2006 - 22:39:31 GMT

On Tue, 25 Apr 2006, apjaworski@mmm.com wrote:

> Hi,
>
> I usually compile R-devel tarball every few days (just to check if I can do
> it and check for any compile errors). As of two days ago, I am receiving
> the following error:
>
> ...
> gcc -O3 -I. -DWIN32 -D_X86_ -c xdr_mem.c -o xdr_mem.o
> ar crs libxdr.a xdr.o xdr_float.o xdr_stdio.o xdr_mem.o
> make: *** ../extra/trio: No such file or directory. Stop.
> make[3]: *** [rlibs] Error 1
> make[2]: *** [../../bin/R.dll] Error 2
> make[1]: *** [rbuild] Error 2
> make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/andyj/R-devel/src/gnuwin32'
> make: *** [distribution] Error 2
>
> Looking at the Makefile in R-devel/src/gnuwin32 reveals that it wants to
> compile a library libtrio.a, but sources for it are missing from the
> R-devel/src/extra directory.
>
> I am on the Win2000 machine with all the necessary tools installed and up
> to date (I just compiled 2.3.0-patched dated 4-24). I checked the
> "Building R for Windows" site and there is no mention there of anything
> called trio. The latest version of 2.4.0 I tried is r37919 dated 4-24.
>
> This of course is of no great urgency for me as I do not use the R-devel
> version for "real work". I am just curious what libtrio is good for.

See the src/gnuwin32/CHANGES, and get the R-devel sources from SVN if you want to test this: it is still experimental and not yet in the tarballs.

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Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk
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