[R] problems compiling R on AIX5.1

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Mon May 5 17:55:24 CEST 2003

On Mon, 5 May 2003, Harald Servat Gelabert wrote:

> I'm trying to compile R (versions 1.6.0, 1.6.1, 1.6.2 and 1.7.0) on
> our IBM Power3 Machine for an external user.
> I always used to configure with 
> ./configure --prefix=/scratch_tmp/harald/instala
> I've never achieved to compile 1.7.0 because it seems that a file 
> called R.exp is missing (or maybe it's not well referenced on the
> makefile).

That one you can solve by installing pcre yourself, and then 
re-configuring.  You may have to do the same with bzip2 and zlib.
Or you can try deleting the reference to R.exp in the load command in the 

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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