[R] trouble compiling R on Irix
luke at stat.umn.edu
Thu Apr 18 18:17:08 CEST 2002
I seem to recall that on some IRIX systems there is occasionally
another library called libz that has nothing to do with the one we
want. Maybe this is confusing things?
On Thu, Apr 18, 2002 at 04:33:14PM +0100, ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk wrote:
> On Thu, 18 Apr 2002, Liaw, Andy wrote:
> > Dear R-help,
> > I'm trying to compile R-1.4.1 on Irix, and run into the following error when
> > making R.bin:
> > The linker (ld32) complained that "gzeof", "gzgetc", "gztell", and "gzseek"
> > are unresolved symbols in connection.o. Are these supposed to be in libz.a?
> Yes (or libz.so).
> > My suspicion is that maybe the libz.a on this system is outdated. Any
> > hints?
> Seems pretty unlikely. We test for >= 1.1.3, and that dates from 1998 and
> does contain those symbols. It seems more likely that the library is
> It is highly recommended to use zlib 1.1.4 for security reasons, so
> I suggest replacing libz.a with that version.
> Brian D. Ripley, ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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