[R] Installing R under Unix (Solaris 2.6).

Martin Maechler maechler at stat.math.ethz.ch
Mon Nov 4 18:37:56 CET 2002

>>>>> "Douglas" == Douglas Beare <D.Beare at marlab.ac.uk>
>>>>>     on Mon, 4 Nov 2002 14:43:55 -0000  writes:

    Douglas> I'm having trouble installing R. I'm sure this is a
    Douglas> very simple problem but I'm stuck.  When running
    Douglas> the ./configure script, to install R (version 1.6)
    Douglas> on Solaris 2.6, I get an error message at the end
    Douglas> of the configuration process "WARNING: f77 and cc
    Douglas> disagree on int and double.  configure: error:
    Douglas> maybe change CFLAGS or FFLAGS?"  However, I have
    Douglas> seen no documentation on these flags' options
    Douglas> syntax, and how to find out which option I should
    Douglas> use in my case.  Any ideas, please?  

Have you set LD_LIBRARY_PATH properly (before "..../configure")?

It might be that your gcc or g77 installation was done on an
older version of Solaris, and now don't "fit" properly anymore.

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