[R] unexpected reloc type in dyn.load

Martyn Plummer plummer at iarc.fr
Tue Nov 21 09:50:19 CET 2000

On 21-Nov-00 Peter Dalgaard BSA wrote:
> ben at zoo.ufl.edu writes:
>>   Forgive the really vague thought ... but ... I thought I heard somewhere
>> that RH 7.0 also shipped with an older compiler (maybe referred to as
>> "kgcc"?) because people were having trouble compiling the Linux kernel
>> with the new gcc ... according to a random web-trawl, kgcc is
>> gcc version egcs-2.91.66 19990314/Linux (egcs-1.1.2 release)
>> Perhaps this would work better?
>>   If this works it might (?) even be possible to put the workaround into
>> the configure scripts, I guess ...
> Unfortunately, the egcs-2.91.66 from RH 6.2 is *also* having trouble
> with the akima library (and several others with Fortran components),
> so I wouldn't set my hopes too high...

I tested akima after building R with kgcc.  It does work.

Building gcc 2.95.2 on Red Hat 7.0 is not so easy since it uses glibc 2.2
(actually a pre-release version ... ).  You can get the necessary patches
to build it at

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