[Bioc-devel] Question reg devtools in MacOS High Sierra
kb472 @end|ng |rom georgetown@edu
Fri Feb 12 00:05:25 CET 2021
Thanks for your reply.
I managed to get libgit2 installed. But having trouble with its other
dependencies - ‘gert’
Please see attached txt which is a full information of the error.
Do you have an installation of R 4.1 that is more stable where devtools is
working ? If yes, are you able to share that with me ?
On Thu, Feb 11, 2021 at 12:03 PM Nitesh Turaga <nturaga.bioc using gmail.com>
> Could you provide more information about the error you face with `brew
> install libgit2` ?? Without knowing what error message you see, it's hard
> to speculate about why devtools or gert didn’t work.
> On 2/11/21, 12:00 AM, "Bioc-devel on behalf of Krithika Bhuvaneshwar" <
> bioc-devel-bounces using r-project.org on behalf of kb472 using georgetown.edu> wrote:
> We are the package maintainers of the CINdex package. Our package is
> build errors and we are investigating why. I'm currently working on
> up the environment so I can replicate the error.
> I have a MacOS High Sierra. Here is what I did:
> * downloaded R 4.1 from https://mac.r-project.org/ and
> * Got the latest BioC 3.13 using BiocManager::install(version =
> * When I tried *install.packages("devtools")*, it said
> *"Package which is only available in source form, and may need
> of **C/C++/Fortran: ‘gert’*
> So Then I did *install.packages("devtools")*
> It gave me an error saying
> *"Configuration failed to find libgit2 library." Try installing: brew:
> libgit2 (MacOS)*
> I have tried installing libgit2 using both brew and within R. Neither
> worked. So at this point, I'm unable to install devtools . And without
> devtools, Check And Build are not working
> Has anyone else encountered this issue, please advise on how to fix
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