[BioC] Problem installing hexbin?

Sander Oom slist at oomvanlieshout.net
Tue Apr 25 20:46:01 CEST 2006

David Henderson wrote:
> Hi Seth and Sander:
>>> gfortran   -fPIC   -c hbin.f -o hbin.o
>>>  In file hbin.f:1
>>>        subroutine hbin(x,y,cell,cnt,xcm,ycm, size, shape,
>>>                                                        1
>>> Error: Symbol 'shape' at (1) has no IMPLICIT type
>>> make: *** [hbin.o] Error 1
>>> ERROR: compilation failed for package 'hexbin'
>>> ** Removing '/usr/lib/R/library/hexbin'
>> I suspect the issue is with your Fortran compiler.  What does gfortran
>> --version report?
> I have seen this before and the problem is that gfortran is more strict
> about the 80 character column width than g77 was.  I think moving the
> shape variable to the next line with a new type declaration, i.e.
> something like: INTEGER shape, will fix the problem.
> Good Luck!!
> Dave H

Hi Seth and Dave,

~> gfortran --version
GNU Fortran 95 (GCC 4.0.2 20050901 (prerelease) (SUSE Linux))
Copyright (C) 2005 Free Software Foundation, Inc.

Would not know where to start looking for the 'shape' declaration.
Hopefully the developer will be following the mailing list and know the



More information about the Bioconductor mailing list