[R] configure: error: cannot compute sizeof (int), 77

Peter Dalgaard BSA p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk
Sun Jun 23 17:00:40 CEST 2002

John Jaynes <fatman at aracnet.com> writes:

> Dear R Discussion Group,
> Thanks for making such an interesting and capable Statistics package 
> available. It certainly "saved my bacon" during this past academic quarter. I 
> have had no trouble at all installing the sources on my linux box: The 
> configure and make scripts work perfectly. I have had no luck attempting to 
> install these at work, though. My workplace uses a Solaris 8 network. When I 
> run the configure script, logged in as a user, I get the following error 
> message: checking size of int... configure: error: cannot compute sizeof 
> (int), 77
> I have attached the complete configure session to this email as file 
> "it_doesnt.work". Any suggestions as to what to do will be greatly 
> appreciated.

Looks like the mailing list software snipped it. Probably with good
reason... Instead, could you just tell us which compilers and R version
you are trying to use, and if they are detected correctly.

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