[R] can't (re-)install R due to fort77*

Thomas Lumley thomas at biostat.washington.edu
Wed Jun 2 00:46:43 CEST 1999

On Wed, 2 Jun 1999, ROS Mathieu wrote:

> I was running R undr redhat 5.0 and I recently update to 5.2. I now try
> to reinstall R but I got the following error :
> /usr/bin/fort77: Illegal option: -export-dynamic
> did anyone can help me?

You need to either install the egcs compiler or use f2c directly (not via
fort77), ie

	./configure --with-f2c

Thomas Lumley
Assistant Professor, Biostatistics
University of Washington, Seattle

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