[R] RSPerl on OS X

A.J. Rossini rossini at blindglobe.net
Thu Jul 18 22:59:35 CEST 2002

>>>>> "jan" == Jan de Leeuw <deleeuw at stat.ucla.edu> writes:

    jan> On OS X there is a difference between bundles loadable at runtime
    jan> (foo.so) and dynamic libraries used at link time (foo.dylib). They
    jan> are build with different linker flags. This creates the problem what
    jan> libR.dylib is, precisely, because obviously it is a module that must
    jan> be loaded into perl at runtime. Your perl does find libR.dylib, but
    jan> it cannot find the symbols it needs in there (it seems). Since this
    jan> will be a problem for all of the "bi-directional" OmegaHat packages, I
    jan> think

    jan> it must be resolved in a general way by the OmegaHat team.

Jan -

Does libR.so get built during fink's install, then? 

(I noticed a few problems with SJava along those lines, but havn't
traced down all the problems yet... one of these years I'll have

(on a side note to Jan -- what's the preferred approach for getting
PVM working on OS-X?  Or can one do it?)


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