[Rd] [External] Re: R 4.0.0 build error with sysdata.rda on ppc64el architecture

iuke-tier@ey m@iii@g oii uiow@@edu iuke-tier@ey m@iii@g oii uiow@@edu
Thu Apr 30 16:11:06 CEST 2020

On Thu, 30 Apr 2020, Dirk Eddelbuettel wrote:

> On 30 April 2020 at 09:42, Iñaki Ucar wrote:
> | On Thu, 30 Apr 2020 at 02:49, Dirk Eddelbuettel <edd using debian.org> wrote:
> | > And to keep the list abreast, this appears to be related to the long double
> | > issue on powerpc where needed an extra #define to ensure compilation. That
> [...]
> | Which reminds me that [1] was required for v3.6.2. Could be related?
> Yes, that is what I refered to via "long double issue on powerpc". Without a
> URL but it is the same issue (in the sense of that architecture being "very
> different"); it simply is no longer the same issue of needing the #define to
> compile. But the diffferent nature of powerpc now bite's R own 'compiler'
> package.  R Core is on it; I may avoid it in a quicker fix by disabling long
> double support on just this platform (til we have a better fix).

Maybe I missed something. How is the 'compiler' package involved?



> Dirk

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