[R] R 2.8.0 is released

Duncan Murdoch murdoch at stats.uwo.ca
Mon Oct 20 22:39:55 CEST 2008

On 10/20/2008 4:34 PM, Jeroen Ooms wrote:
> I'm getting a unexpected compiling error when doing make:
> gcc -std=gnu99 -I../../src/extra/zlib -I../../src/extra/bzip2
> -I../../src/extra/pcre  -I. -I../../src/include -I../../src/include
> -I/usr/local/include -DHAVE_CONFIG_H   -fpic  -g -O2 -c platform.c -o
> platform.o
> platform.c: In function 'do_capabilities':
> platform.c:1661: error: expected ',' or ';' before 'Rf_checkArityCall'
> make[3]: *** [platform.o] Error 1
> R.2.7.2 compiled without any problems on the same machine.
> Here is my config.log: http://jeroen.xslhosting.net/config.log.zip
> Am I doing anything wrong? And will their be binary Debian packages for this
> release (they never appeared for R-2.7.2)?

If you look at the file, it appears someone forgot a semicolon at the 
end of line 1657, which is only compiled for people on Unix with no X11. 
  That's likely a configuration problem, e.g. you don't have the X11 
development libraries installed, or the configure script couldn't find them.

Duncan Murdoch

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