[Rd] R-devel on alpha Tru64: cxml/dxml problem (PR#977)

Kurt Hornik Kurt.Hornik@ci.tuwien.ac.at
Tue, 12 Jun 2001 09:25:54 +0200

>>>>> albrecht gebhardt writes:

> Hi,

> I just run a ./configure --enable-R-shlib; make; make check; with a
recent > (11.6.2001) R-devel snapshot on Tru64 4.0F (with libcxml):

> ...

> I guess because we are using gcc/g77 and not DEC cc/f77 we cannot use
> CXML/DXML libraries.

> And indeed, make check succeeds with "--without-blas" added to the
> configure options.

> Solution:

> I would suggest to modify the configure script not to use dxml/cxml on
> alpha-tru64 by default.

R developers: anyone against that?

If not: Albrecht, can you suggest code which fixes the problem?  Should
we turn off checking for dxml/cxml in general?  I'd rather not special
case a specific platform (or even in combo with a specific compiler).


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