[R] R Install on Solaris 9

Akpodigha Filatei afilatei at 3rdmill.com
Tue Aug 19 15:23:42 CEST 2003

Thanks for your response. I actually realized this and downloaded gcc 3.3, compiled it an used it for R compilation and everything worked fine.

-----Original Message-----
From: Brian D Ripley [mailto:ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk]
Sent: Tuesday, August 19, 2003 1:52 AM
To: Akpodigha Filatei
Subject: Re: [R] R Install on Solaris 9

I've seen this: it usually indicates a broken compiler.
You are using a compiler for Solaris 9 (and not, say 2.6)?

> I am trying to install R-1.7.1 or R-1.6.2 on solaris 9 but the configure
> is failing on me: Below is the error.  Anybody with similar experience
> out there? Your help will be appreciated highly!
> checking for an ANSI C-conforming const... yes
> checking for int... yes
> checking size of int... configure: error: cannot compute sizeof (int),
> 77

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