[R] Problem compiling R 2.1.* on SUSE 9.2

Sean O'Riordain sean.oriordain at gmail.com
Fri Jul 8 09:32:07 CEST 2005


what point exactly in the command sequence does it fail? during make?
or make install?

You might try saving the output and the error from the build into a
file? Something along the lines of
./configure 2>&1  >filename

or even
./configure 2>&1  >filename | tee configure_output.txt



On 7/8/05, J Dougherty <jwd at surewest.net> wrote:
> I have been unable to compile either R 2.1.0 or 2.1.1 under SUSE 9.2.  The
> system simply hangs as far as I can tell.  All key board and mouse
> service dies.  I have had no problem compiling earlier versions of R through
> 2.0.1, aside from remembering to include readline in the configuration.
> Configure runs without any warnings except that Info or html versions of the
> R Manuals.  The SUSE 9.2 install is generic with KDE 3.3 as the principal
> GUI.  Compiling also crashes under GNOME.  Because of the system hang, I
> can't provide any error codes.  Perusing /var/log/messages doesn't seem to
> yield any clues.  The system is a KDE AMD XP 2100, there is 1 GB of system
> ram, less than 10% of the harddisk space is in use, videocard is an nVidia
> GeForce4 Ti 4400.  The OS is SUSE 9.2 and it has current updates for
> security.
> JWDougherty
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