[R] [R-sig-Fedora] Building R-3.2.0 from source.
tcallawa at redhat.com
Mon May 11 11:26:39 CEST 2015
On 05/11/2015 09:42 AM, Rolf Turner wrote:
> It certainly did! Success. Thank you hugely!
> But if I may ask a supplementary question: You say "If you really want
> to build from source ....". No, I don't *want* to; I have to. At least
> in my understanding. I run the ancient and beyond end-of-life Fedora
> 17. (I haven't the nerve to try to upgrade; my current system may be
> kludgey, but at least it works. And I *know* that if I try to upgrade
> all hell will break loose.) It is my understanding that "current Fedora
> releases" *do not* include Fedora 17. Or do they?
> If so, how would I get my hands on an R binary for Fedora 17?
> That's really just an academic question at present, since I have now
> managed, thanks to your help, to build R 3.2.0 from source.
Wow. Well, I can't say that I'm building anything for end-of-lifed
Fedora releases, though I understand your predicament.
That said, I am still building for EL5, which is older than Fedora 17,
so you could try to rebuild the R src.rpm from koji. If it does not work
properly, let me know, and I will try to fix the conditionals so that it
Glad you got it working. :)
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