[Rd] Re: [R] R on gentoo amd64 (gcc 3.3.3) is unstable --- no!
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Mon Sep 13 08:20:24 CEST 2004
This has been in the R-admin manual for a least a week, and I reported it
here earlier than that.
R 2.0.0 alpha does not allow f2c on 64-bit platforms.
It's all been dealt with quite awhile ago ....
On Sun, 12 Sep 2004 ivo_welch-rstat8783 at mailblocks.com wrote:
> from the gentoo folks, on f2c problems with R on 64bit platforms:
> "Config and me finally found the reason. When R calls fortran functions
> from its c sources, it uses strictly ints for intgeres, not long ints.
> But f2c is perfectly right to use long ints on 64bit arches."
> ivo welch
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