Re: [Rd] [Rpy] error in building rpy in linux power-pc[sec=unclassified]

From: Gregory Warnes <>
Date: Sat, 23 Jun 2007 10:27:33 -0400

Hello Mohar,

This question is outside of the RPy scope. It looks like the type of question that should be posed to the R-devel mailing list:


On Jun 20, 2007, at 8:25PM , Mohar Chattopadhyay wrote:

> Dear all,
> I have encountered errors in compiling R-2.5.0 and R-2.4.0 in a
> linux machine (power-pc). I can successfully build it from the
> source code if I do not use the '--enable-R-shlib' option while
> executing the './configure' command as mentioned in rpy
> documentation. Using the `--enable-R-shlib' option the configure
> step is executed properly but the `make' crashes with the following
> error message:
> Rdynload.o(.text+0x1246): In function `GetFullDLLPath':
> /home/mxc/R-2.5.0/src/main/Rdynload.c:850: additional relocation
> overflows omitted from the output
> collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
> make[3]: *** [] Error 1
> make[3]: Leaving directory `/home/mxc/R-2.5.0/src/main'
> make[2]: *** [R] Error 2
> make[2]: Leaving directory `/home/mxc/R-2.5.0/src/main'
> make[1]: *** [R] Error 1
> make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/mxc/R-2.5.0/src'
> make: *** [R] Error 1
> Right now I am using an older version of R, R-2.1.0 which did not
> produce any error during the `build' and `install' stage, however,
> the recent versions have some problem. R-2.5.0 installs and builds
> fine on its own. Any insight to this problem will be hugely
> appreciated.
> Regards,
> Mohar Chattopadhyay
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