[R] configure can't get readline to work
Peter Dalgaard BSA
p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk
Tue Feb 11 23:50:04 CET 2003
"Liaw, Andy" <andy_liaw at merck.com> writes:
> Dear R-help,
> I'm running into some strange problem compiling R 1.6.2 on Mandrake Linux
> 9.0. When I do
> ./configure --enable-R-shlib
> I get the following in config.log:
> configure:11366: checking for rl_callback_read_char in -lreadline
> configure:11397: gcc -o conftest -g -O2 -L/usr/local/lib conftest.c
> -lreadline -ldl -lm >&5
> undefined reference to `tgetnum'
> undefined reference to `tgoto'
> undefined reference to `tgetflag'
> configure:11418: result: no
> Does this mean my readline installation is somehow defective? I've tried
> re-installing readline (and readline-devel) version 4.3-4, to no avail. Can
> someone give me some hints?
Those are ncurses routines, so if it were RedHat I'd point you towards
the ncurses and ncurses-devel RPMs. Mandrake is usually similar.
(Curiously, on RH, the readline RPM does not require ncurses, even
though the library clearly has symbol references to it...)
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