[Rd] Install R 2.0 package on R 1.9.1

Paul English penglish at 3tiergroup.com
Tue Apr 5 22:51:55 CEST 2005

 	I'm wondering if it is possible to install a package for R 2.0 on 
R 1.9.1 on Mac OS X? I'm getting this error which seems to be known issue:

Error in firstlib(which.lib.loc, package) :
         couldn't find function "lazyLoad"
In addition: Warning message:
package quantreg was built under R version 2.0.1
Error in library("quantreg") : .First.lib failed

However, on CRAN, the Mac OS X "1.9" directory is just a symlink to the 
Mac OS X "2.0" directory - there is no separate directory for 1.9 packages as best I can 

I did also try building the source package, but that failed. I emailed the 
packager asking for help, but it can't hurt to ask here as well. The 
problem is that the package build can't find -lfrtbegin. On Mac OS X this 
comes from fink so it is installed in /sw. So I untarred the package and 
edited Makevars to tell the build to look at -L/sw/lib, but interestingly 
enough that only worked for one gcc line, and not the final linking stage. 
As you can see below, the final linking stage is also looking for 
/usr/local/lib/gcc/powerpc-apple-darwin6.6/3.4 which doesn't exist. I'm 
not sure where it is getting that from. I can only guess that autoconf or 
something is messed up on this machine:

R CMD INSTALL quantreg_3.76.tar.gz
* Installing *source* package 'quantreg' ...
** libs
g77   -fno-common  -g -O2 -c akj.f -o akj.o
g77   -fno-common  -g -O2 -c boot.f -o boot.o
g77   -fno-common  -g -O2 -c bound.f -o bound.o
g77   -fno-common  -g -O2 -c boundc.f -o boundc.o
g77   -fno-common  -g -O2 -c chlfct.f -o chlfct.o
g77   -fno-common  -g -O2 -c cholesky.f -o cholesky.o
g77   -fno-common  -g -O2 -c extract.f -o extract.o
gcc -no-cpp-precomp -I/Library/Frameworks/R.framework/Resources/include 
-I/usr/local/include  -L/opt/sw -fno-common  -g -O2 -c mcmb.c -o mcmb.o
g77   -fno-common  -g -O2 -c penalty.f -o penalty.o
g77   -fno-common  -g -O2 -c rls.f -o rls.o
g77   -fno-common  -g -O2 -c rq1.f -o rq1.o
g77   -fno-common  -g -O2 -c rqbr.f -o rqbr.o
g77   -fno-common  -g -O2 -c rqfn.f -o rqfn.o
g77   -fno-common  -g -O2 -c rqfnb.f -o rqfnb.o
g77   -fno-common  -g -O2 -c rqfnc.f -o rqfnc.o
g77   -fno-common  -g -O2 -c sparskit2.f -o sparskit2.o
g77   -fno-common  -g -O2 -c srqfn.f -o srqfn.o
g77   -fno-common  -g -O2 -c srqfnc.f -o srqfnc.o
g77   -fno-common  -g -O2 -c srtpai.f -o srtpai.o
g77   -fno-common  -g -O2 -c xlapack.f -o xlapack.o
gcc -bundle -flat_namespace -undefined suppress -L/usr/local/lib -o 
quantreg.so akj.o boot.o bound.o boundc.o chlfct.o cholesky.o extract.o 
mcmb.o penalty.o rls.o rq1.o rqbr.o rqfn.o rqfnb.o rqfnc.o sparskit2.o 
srqfn.o srqfnc.o srtpai.o xlapack.o -framework vecLib -L/usr/local/lib 
-L/usr/local/lib/gcc/powerpc-apple-darwin6.6/3.4/../../.. -lfrtbegin -lg2c 
-lSystem -lcc_dynamic -framework R
ld: warning -L: directory name 
(/usr/local/lib/gcc/powerpc-apple-darwin6.6/3.4) does not exist
ld: warning -L: directory name 
(/usr/local/lib/gcc/powerpc-apple-darwin6.6/3.4/../../..) does not exist
ld: can't locate file for: -lfrtbegin
make: *** [quantreg.so] Error 1
ERROR: compilation failed for package 'quantreg'
** Removing 

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