[R] R 2.8.0 is released

Jeroen Ooms jeroenooms at gmail.com
Tue Oct 21 23:18:41 CEST 2008

Yes I indeed explicitly compiled with --without-x. You were right, it
was just a simple missing semicolon. I fixed it by adding a simicolon
at the end of line 1657 in the file /src/main.platform.c: int X11 =
FALSE; Something to fix in the new version, though.

On Mon, Oct 20, 2008 at 10:39 PM, Duncan Murdoch <murdoch at stats.uwo.ca> wrote:
> 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.xlshosting.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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