[Rd] Failed make (PR#7978)

ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Wed Jun 29 20:12:34 CEST 2005

On Wed, 29 Jun 2005, Simon Urbanek wrote:

> On Jun 29, 2005, at 1:52 PM, kent at d89h102.public.uconn.edu wrote:
>> I downloaded R v2.1.1 earlier this morning to compile under Fedora
>> Core 4.
>> It compiled without incident, but 'make check' failed. Below is the
>> relevant
>> part of its report. Is this a known problem?
> My guess is that you're using gfortran instead of g77 and you didn't
> set GFORTRAN_STDIN_UNIT to -1 nor used FLIBS to force static fortran
> libraries - please see B.5.1. "Using gfortran" in "R Installation and
> Administration".

That is a known problem with vanilla gcc-4.0.0 but not with the version in 
FC4.  I do wonder why anyone would replace a patched compiler with an 
known buggy one.  At least use the latest release candidate of 4.0.1 if 
you insist on using gcc4.

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