[Rd] configure bug in R-1.2.1 and earlier (PR#836)

Kurt Hornik Kurt.Hornik@ci.tuwien.ac.at
Fri, 2 Feb 2001 21:26:25 +0100

>>>>> lhecking  writes:

>  Unless I force the Fortran compiler through --with-g77, configure fails to
>  find and use the installed g77. I would submit a patch for configure.in,
>  but I can't quite follow the logic in configure.in.

> $ ./configure 
> creating cache ./config.cache
> [...]
> checking for main in -lm... yes
> checking for g77... /usr/local/gnu/bin/g77
> checking for fort77... (cached) /usr/local/gnu/bin/g77
> checking for f77... (cached) /usr/local/gnu/bin/g77
> checking for f90... (cached) /usr/local/gnu/bin/g77
> checking for xlf... (cached) /usr/local/gnu/bin/g77
> checking for cf77... (cached) /usr/local/gnu/bin/g77
> checking for fc... (cached) /usr/local/gnu/bin/g77
> checking for f2c... no
> configure: error: Neither an F77 compiler nor f2c found
> $ 

It might have been helpful to use bug.report() ...

Which platform is this?
Apparently /usr/local/gnu/bin/g77 is the GNU C compiler?
What happens if you do

file ${F77} | grep script


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