[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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