[R] Installing R with g77 fortran compiler

Mohan Parigi mparigi1 at jhmi.edu
Tue Jun 11 17:29:36 CEST 2002


I am trying to compile sources of R-1.5.0 on a Mandrake 8.1 linux box.
For Fortran compiler needs, I downloaded and installed a g77 rpm. But
the configure step fails with following output. I would like to know if
any of you had similar problem and how you solved.

Thanks in advance.
------------------- configure output ------
checking for g77... g77
checking whether we are using the GNU Fortran 77 compiler... no
checking whether g77 accepts -g... yes
[ skip ]
checking how to get verbose linking output from g77... -v
checking for Fortran 77 libraries...  -L/usr/local/lib
-L/usr/lib/gcc-lib/i686-redhat-linux/3.0.4/../../.. -ldl -lncurses -lg2c
checking for dummy main to link with Fortran 77 libraries... none
checking for Fortran 77 name-mangling scheme... lower case, underscore,
extra underscore
checking whether g77 and gcc agree on int and double... yes
checking whether g77 and gcc agree on double complex... yes
checking whether g77 supports -c -o FILE.lo... yes
checking whether g++ accepts -M for generating dependencies... yes
checking whether g++ supports -c -o FILE.lo... yes
checking whether gcc accepts -mieee-fp... yes
checking whether g++ accepts -mieee-fp... yes
checking for xmkmf... /usr/X11R6/bin/xmkmf
configure: WARNING: I could not determine FPICFLAGS.
configure: error: See the file INSTALL for more information.
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