[R] Installing ncurses3 for R in Linux
Prof Brian D Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Sat May 1 08:41:31 CEST 1999
On Sat, 1 May 1999, Richard A. Bilonick wrote:
> Who's bright idea was it to link R and ncurses3?!
Nobody AFAIK. My guess is that you are trying to use a binary distribution
of R, and the particular one you have uses ncurses3 (I seem to recall a
repsonse here from Martyn Plummer about it). On Linux we recommend that
you compile from source: it is very easy (all of ten minutes on RH5.2 on a
PII-300) and will make optimal use of your system. Just one caveat to that:
ensure that you have egcs-g77 installed.
Brian D. Ripley, ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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