[R] R, SuSe and readline
Peter Dalgaard BSA
p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk
Wed Oct 21 15:59:05 CEST 1998
"Wendelin Reich" <wreich at gwdg.de> writes:
> Hello folks,
> I can't make R use the GNU-Readline-library.
> - I have run configure with --enable-readline and
> - configure *has found* the library.
> My Linux distribution is SuSe, July 1998. I'm using
> Kernel 2.0.25. I was told by Douglas Bates (r-devel),
> that this problem between R and (probably) SuSe was
> discussed before on this list.
> Can someone tell me how I can make R use readline?
> Please mail to my private adress! (wreich at gwdg.de)
There may be a version problem. R requires readline v.2.1 (shared
libname 3.0) or higher. Check the configure output where it looks for
rl_callback_read_char in -lreadline
If it doesn't find it, you probably need to upgrade readline.
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