[Rd] build errors in configure script (PR#697)

Kurt Hornik Kurt.Hornik@ci.tuwien.ac.at
Mon, 16 Oct 2000 08:45:29 +0200 (CEST)

>>>>> flip  writes:

> Full_Name: flip phillips
> Version: 1.1.1
> OS: Mac OS X
> Submission from: (NULL) (

> the lack of '-lm' in the Macintosh OS X / Dylan release seems to play
> a bit of havoc w/ the build. For example, the test for libf2c.a fails,
> not because the library is missing, but because -lm is missing. (the
> configure looks a little like it wants to check for it but it doesn't
> really need to)

> i fixed it temporarily by majing a null libm.a, but i suspect this
> should really be changed in the configure script

Do I understand this correctly that there is no libm.a on the above
platform?  What is used instead?

I think we could fix the problem, by first checking for libm.a (which we
do lateron anyway), and then do the Fortran checking.

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