(PR#6896) Re: [Rd] R with shared library support: 'make check' fails with unresolved symbol (PR#6896)

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Sat May 22 10:38:00 CEST 2004

I am sorry, but that is not a platform the core team has easy access to,
and no one responded with any changes in the beta-testing period so we can 
reasonably assume that users on that platform were succeeding.

First check: you DID read the R-admin manual and follow the advice there?
This looks like a broken BLAS library and you are advised to use 
--without-blas ....

On Wed, 19 May 2004 garvin at cs.rice.edu wrote:

> Full_Name: John Garvin
> Version: 1.9.0
> OS: OSF1 Alpha ev6
> Submission from: (NULL) (
> I configured R 1.9.0 with --enable-R-shlib on Alpha. 'make check' fails with an
> unresolved symbol. Here's the relevant output:
> running code in 'reg-tests-1.R'
> ...529442:/home/garvin/research/tel/R-alpha/unpatched/R-1.9.0/lib/R/bin/R.bin:
> /sbin/loader: Fatal Error: call to unresolved symbol from
> /home/garvin/research/tel/R-alpha/unpatched/R-1.9.0/lib/R/modules/lapack.so
> (pc=0x3ffbfde345c)
> I'm using Compaq cc version V6.4-009 and ld version 5.1.

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