[R] problems compiling R on AIX5.1

Harald Servat Gelabert harald at cepba.upc.es
Mon May 5 18:44:59 CEST 2003

Thanks for your help. 

I've tried to delete the references to R.exp (it was faster to check :)
but I receive a new error.

        xlc_r -Wl,-G -Wl,-bM:SRE -Wl,-H512 -Wl,-T512 -Wl,-bnoentry -Wl,-bexpall
-L/usr/local/lib -o methods.so do_substitute_direct.o methods_list_dispatch.o
method_meta_data.o slot.o class_support.o tests.o   -lm 
mkdir -p -- ../../../../library/methods/libs
dumping R code in package 'methods'
Error in dyn.load(x, as.logical(local), as.logical(now)) : 
        unable to load shared library
Execution halted
make: 1254-004 The error code from the last command is 1.


But the shared library exists

p630n17:/scratch_tmp/harald/R-1.7.0>ls -la
total 128
-rwxr-xr-x   1 harald   des           54758 May 05 18:10 methods.so


I've tried to compile with XLC and GCC3.1 and both fail on the same

Does anyone any idea for solve this?

Best regards and many thanks,

Prof Brian Ripley wrote:
> 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
> Makefile.
> --
> Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
> Professor of Applied Statistics,  http://www.stats.ox.ac.uk/~ripley/
> University of Oxford,             Tel:  +44 1865 272861 (self)
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