[Rd] Re: [R] problems with R COMPILE in make
Sun, 17 Sep 2000 16:08:00 +0200 (CEST)
>>>>> Duncan Temple Lang writes:
> Hi Peter.
> I took a quick look at the R COMPILE problem and it seems that there
> are in fact two problems. One is the problem with the attempt to
> build a target `w'. And the other is that if that error didn't arise,
> you would have an infinite loop.
> Here is quick fix to your problem. Add the line
> include $(R_HOME)/etc/Makeconf
> to your Makefile. Then, make will compile imageio.o with the correct flags.
> gcc -I/home2/FlowData/AltProjects/R-shared//include -I/usr/local/include -mieee-fp -D__NO_MATH_INLINES -fPIC -g -O2 -c imageio.c -o imageio.o
> That should be enough to get things working. The more detailed
> explanation is as follows.
> a) The rule
> imageio.o: imageio.c
> R COMPILE imageio.c
> is executed by the first call to make.
> The COMPILE script expands this to call
> make -f $R_HOME/etc/Makeconf -f Makefile imageio.o
> At this point, this second make process sees the same rule, and does
> the same thing. Hence, you have infinite recursion.
Thanks for answering this.
Should we consider this behavior a bug? I am not sure I see an easy way
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