[Rd] Cannot install rsprng package (PR#9697)

fchen at zlanddpsasp.specmarkmet.com fchen at zlanddpsasp.specmarkmet.com
Sat May 19 00:14:05 CEST 2007

<<insert bug report here>>

I cannot install the R package "rsprng" with the following error message:

> install.packages("rsprng")
trying URL 'http://www.stathy.com/cran/src/contrib/rsprng_0.3-4.tar.gz'
Content type 'application/x-tar' length 35934 bytes
opened URL
downloaded 35Kb

* Installing *source* package 'rsprng' ...
checking for gcc... gcc
checking for C compiler default output file name... a.out
checking whether the C compiler works... yes
checking whether we are cross compiling... no
checking for suffix of executables... 
checking for suffix of object files... o
checking whether we are using the GNU C compiler... yes
checking whether gcc accepts -g... yes
checking for gcc option to accept ANSI C... none needed
Try to find sprng.h ...
checking how to run the C preprocessor... gcc -E
checking for egrep... grep -E
checking for ANSI C header files... yes
checking for sys/types.h... yes
checking for sys/stat.h... yes
checking for stdlib.h... yes
checking for string.h... yes
checking for memory.h... yes
checking for strings.h... yes
checking for inttypes.h... yes
checking for stdint.h... no
checking for unistd.h... yes
checking sprng.h usability... no
checking sprng.h presence... no
checking for sprng.h... no
Cannot find sprng 2.0 header file.
ERROR: configuration failed for package 'rsprng'
** Removing '/u22/res/fchen/packages/R-2.4.1/lib/R/library/rsprng'

The downloaded packages are in
Warning message:
installation of package 'rsprng' had non-zero exit status in: install.packages("rsprng") 


Thanks for your help! 
Feiming Chen

--please do not edit the information below--

 platform = sparc-sun-solaris2.9
 arch = sparc
 os = solaris2.9
 system = sparc, solaris2.9
 status = 
 major = 2
 minor = 4.1
 year = 2006
 month = 12
 day = 18
 svn rev = 40228
 language = R
 version.string = R version 2.4.1 (2006-12-18)


Search Path:
 .GlobalEnv, package:stats, package:graphics, package:grDevices, package:utils, package:datasets, package:methods, Autoloads, package:base

More information about the R-devel mailing list