[Bioc-devel] graph package dependency on libiconv or libintl
sdavis2 at mail.nih.gov
Fri May 2 01:51:27 CEST 2008
On Thu, May 1, 2008 at 7:34 PM, Dan Tenenbaum
<dtenenbaum at systemsbiology.org> wrote:
> I have seen this topic mentioned before, but I have a bit to add--
> I installed the gaggle package from the new bioconductor (using R 2.7). It
> depends on (among other things) the graph package.
> When I tried:
> ...after installing the gaggle package, I got an error about how my
> libiconv library was out of date. This was on a mac, so I just downloaded
> the latest libiconv using macports, make a symbolic link to where R was
> looking for it, and all was well.
> However, on another mac, it complained not about libiconv but libintl. I
> can't seem to find a place to download the libintl library.
> I installed the package on Windows and it was just fine--no complaints
> about missing libraries.
> So what I'd like to know is:
> 1) Where can I find this libintl package
> 2) Are these packages really necessary? It would be so much easier to tell
> my users to just "biocLite();biocLite('gaggle')" than have them go through
> all the steps necessary to build these libraries. Especially when it does
> not seem necessary on windows.
> 3) Could this have to do with the email that just was sent out about how
> binary packages are not yet available for Tiger (both of the Macs I tried to
> install on are running Tiger)? Might I have better luck if I wait for the
> tiger binaries?
Hi, Dan. This does have to do with the email that was sent out
earlier. You have at least two choices. Install using
biocLite(.....,type='source') or wait for the Tiger binaries.
Hope that clarifies.
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