[R] Building R-3.2.0 from source.
r.turner at auckland.ac.nz
Sun May 10 14:15:50 CEST 2015
I am just now getting around to upgrading from 3.1.2 to 3.2.0 and am
getting hammered by a problem which is beyond my limited capabilities of
./configure --with-tcltk --with cairo
which seemed to go just fine, and then did:
In fairly short order I started getting error messages like unto:
> connections.o: In function `gzcon_write':
> /home/rolf/Desktop/Rinst/R-3.2.0/src/main/connections.c:5469: undefined reference to `deflate'
There were also complaints about undefined references to inflate, crc32,
deflateEnd, inflateEnd, inflateReset, inflateInit2_, deflateInit2_,
compress, uncompress, and zlibVersion, many of which were issued
repeatedly. It finally gave up, saying:
> collect2: error: ld returned 1 exit status
A bit of googling informed me (I think?) that a workaround was to
configure using --without-system-pcre. This however achieved nothing in
Can anyone point me at what I need to do to fix this? Install or update
I am running an (elderly, no-longer-supported) Fedora 17 Linux.
Thanks for any assistance.
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