R-beta: Problem with help
palme at uni-wuppertal.de
Wed Jun 24 10:20:14 CEST 1998
> I am new to R. Just installed it on an SGI running IRIX5.3. The install
> seemed to go fine. Some basic commands worked as did the demo(). However,
> I get the following when trying to run help at the command line in R.
> > help()
> Error in gsub(pattern, replacement, x, ignore.case, extended) : POSIX regular expressions not available
> My best guess is that configure was unable to find regcomp. Is that
> the problem? If so, what is it and how do I fix it. Other
I solved the problem by installing the GNU regulrar expression library
'rx'. I'll forward my last message about it I posted to r-devel.
(Note: it was about 0.61.1. May be, things have changed!)
May be this helps...
Hubert Palme Bergische Universitaet-Gesamthochschule Wuppertal
Email: palme at uni-wuppertal.de (Germany)
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