[Rd] R 1.4.0 build fails on AIX (PR#1289)

Dan Million lio@hpss1.ccs.ornl.gov
Thu, 21 Feb 2002 12:07:31 -0500 (EST)

On 20 Feb 2002, Thomas Vogels wrote:

> Dan Million <lio@hpss1.ccs.ornl.gov> writes:
> > Not exactly; I installed gcc as a Linux-compatible RPM from IBM.  Their
> > package does not include g77.  I realize I could start all over and get
> > another gcc package from somewhere else.
> I would recommend that.  As I said, gcc is relatively easy to
> install.  I followed the info provided and didn't run into any
> problems. (That's status from last summer, I don't think that this
> changed.)  And yes, you don't want to mix gcc with xlf.
> Don't get another 'gcc package'.  Download the source tarball from
> gnu.org (or a mirror).  Side benefit: we'll know  what compilers you
> use, I possibly can reproduce your problems on my AIX box (if any remain).
>   -tom

I've just finished building GCC 3.0.3 on my AIX 5.1 system.  I rebuilt R,
and the results are just the same; it still doesn't build the shared
libraries correctly, and R still coredumps.  Can't say I see much
improvement here.


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