[Slackbuilds-users] R build fails on check for curl >=7.28

B. Watson urchlay at slackware.uk
Sat Mar 25 20:49:23 UTC 2023

On Sat, 25 Mar 2023, phalange at komputermatrix.com wrote:

> Thanks Kevin, I'm cc'ing the group too.
> R won't build if libcurl is > 7 and Slackware is now at 8. Even the alpha 
> (upcoming) release won't build.

>From Slackware 15.0:

$ curl --version | head -1
curl 7.88.1 (x86_64-pc-linux-gnu) libcurl/7.88.1 OpenSSL/1.1.1t zlib/1.2.13 brotli/1.0.9 zstd/1.5.2 c-ares/1.18.1 libidn2/2.3.2 libpsl/0.21.1 (+libidn2/2.3.0) libssh2/1.10.0 nghttp2/1.46.0

> Anyway, the upshot is that R won't build right now. Any suggestions?

When you're reporting an issue on Slackware -current to this list,
please mention that you're talking about -current. Slackbuilds.org
doesn't officially support -current... I thought we had a problem with
R on stable until I went and checked.

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