[Bioc-devel] possible bug in Rhtslib::pkgconfig

Martin Morgan martin.morgan at roswellpark.org
Fri Oct 27 23:28:11 CEST 2017

Thanks Aaron I'll follow up on the support site.

Can you clarify where the 'Re:' came from in the title? I can't find a 
previous post with similar title.


On 10/27/2017 05:42 AM, Aaron Lun wrote:
> Dear list,
> It seems that there is an issue with Rhtslib::pkgconfig() regarding the
> identification of the location of the shared library on some systems:
> https://support.bioconductor.org/p/102248/
> To summarize: on this system, R is putting the shared library in lib64/,
> while pkgconfig() looks for it in lib/. This results in linkage errors
> for all packages depending on Rhtslib on this system. I imagine that the
> same would happen for all library packages, e.g., beachmat, Rhdf5lib.
> Looking at the Makevars for Rhtslib suggests that the shared library is
> stored in ${R_PACKAGE_DIR}/lib${R_ARCH}, while pkgconfig only ever looks
> in lib/. I assume that this usually works because ${R_ARCH} is empty on
> most linux systems, though perhaps this cannot be guaranteed.
> Cheers,
> Aaron
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