[R] Installation of packages?

Peter Dalgaard BSA p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk
Wed Jan 20 14:39:02 CET 1999

Bodo Ahrens <Bodo.Ahrens at univie.ac.at> writes:

> Dear r-helpers,
> we have installation problems:
> Successful installation of R-0.63 base package on Solaris 2.5.1 with the
> SunSoft compilers f77, c version 4.2.
> We habe problems with the installation of further packages e.g.
> integrate from CRAN.
> R code works but the shared objects built from fortran code do not find
> the appropriate libs with functions like  __pow_ii or __epx at runtime.
> We tried to give -R -L -l options to the loader editing config.status
> (config.site editing shows no reaction), but this doesn't help.
> Hopefully a simple mistake done by us. Thanks.

I'm afraid this is more likely because noone on the development team
has the Sun (payware) compilers. 

If you or anyone else get it figured out, we'd be happy to install the

There are a bit too many things that could go wrong (would you know
how to do things with Splus, BTW?) to give any real help, I'm afraid.
One thing, though: the proper procedure for a local reconfiguration is
to edit config.site, *make distclean* or at the very least remove
config.cache, configure, and rebuild.

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