[R] e1071 and netpbm

Friedrich Leisch Friedrich.Leisch at ci.tuwien.ac.at
Fri Mar 19 09:34:24 CET 1999

>>>>> On Thu, 18 Mar 1999 16:24:27 +0000 (GMT),
>>>>> John Logsdon (JL) wrote:

JL> Having compiled and successfully installed e1071 on a previous machine
JL> (and run under 0.62.4) I want to compile it on a new machine to run under
JL> 0.63.3 but the loader can't find netpbm - both machined are RH5.2 Linux
JL> installations. 

JL> I have some quite old netpbm's on a CD but none more recent and I
JL> certainly didn't install them on my old machine.  I can't locate or rpm -q
JL> or rpm -qf anything on either machine.  However I seem to have compiled it
JL> previously. Do you have to compile one of the other libraries first or
JL> something?  Rather puzzled.

you need a development package providing the p?m routines, i.e., pnm.h
and fcts like pnm_readpnm & friends.

in debian this is the netpbm package ... don't now about redhat. best
try to search for pnm.h in the rpm's.

Hope this helps,

PS: I really have to improve the handling of this ...
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