[Rd] Red Hat 9 regex symbol conflict

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Tue Apr 29 12:11:40 MEST 2003

On Tue, 29 Apr 2003, Prof Brian Ripley wrote:

> 2) Can you explore the use of -DUSE_SYSTEM_REGEX, which is designed for 
> exactly this sort of problem?
> As I understand it, you are getting calls from regex.o in libR.so resolved
> into some other library rather than the symbol in the same module.
> (re_compile_fastmap is called nowhere else).  If that can happen (and it
> seems perverse), surely regcomp and regexp called from e.g. character.o
> could get resolved to a library other than libR.so.  I don't see we have
> much option but to remap the names R uses to be safe.

Sorry, my grep missed this: the names used are already remapped in 

I've made the others static in R-patched.

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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