[Rd] R on Redhat 7 / glibc problem (PR#768)
Peter Dalgaard BSA
15 Dec 2000 21:07:19 +0100
> Full_Name: Barry Rowlingson
> Version: 1.2.0
> OS: Redhat 7.0/i386
> Submission from: (NULL) (18.104.22.168)
> Compiling R 1.2.0 from source on a RH7.0 machine I get:
> ../unix/libunix.a(sys-unix.o): In function `R_getProcTime':
> /root/R-1.2.0/src/unix/sys-unix.c:153: undefined reference to `__sysconf'
> /root/R-1.2.0/src/unix/sys-unix.c:154: undefined reference to `__sysconf'
> - it installed fine on another RH7.0 machine earlier, so I check the
> glibc version, and sure enough, this one hasn't been updated. It was
> upgrading to:
> using the Redhat 'up2date' utility, has fixed it.
Be careful!! Stock RH7.0 is unsupported because of the compiler
situation. You should get gcc-2.96-65 or later from the Rawhide
distribution or you will build an R that doesn't pass the regression
tests, and has at least one serious bug in random number generation.
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