[Rd] problem with location of libraries 64-bit (opensuse)

M. Edward (Ed) Borasky znmeb at borasky-research.net
Fri May 6 02:09:30 CEST 2011

 I've got an openSUSE 11.4 machine using R-patched - do I need to
change anything?

On Thu, May 5, 2011 at 12:55 PM, Detlef Steuer
<detlef.steuer at hsu-hamburg.de> wrote:
> Simon,
> thank you very much for the detailed answer.
>> This shows that rpy2 doesn't setup up the environment correctly (see the R script for the necessary settings). libR* are NOT supposed to the in /usr/lib64 - it is a bad hack and very dangerous (programs may pick the incorrect R libraries). Given that the setup is already messed up it's hard to tell what causes the gfortran problem.
> Ok, this mess up is easily identified. In my spec file I link
> $libdir/R/lib/libRblas.so to $libdir/libRblas.so and the same for libR
> and liblapack. Hmm. It works that way for ages, I can`t even vaguely
> remember when and why I introduced that.
> Now I`ve build  R-patched with these links removed.
> At least "here it works". May be that cures rpy2, too.
> Thx again
> Detlef
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