Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Tue May 20 13:09:34 CEST 2003
>From the NEWS file:
o The R_X11 module is no longer loaded until it is needed, so
do test that x11() works in a new Unix-alike R installation.
There appears to be a mismatch between that rpm and your libpng:
please contact the rpm maintainer.
Why not build R from the sources yourself?
On Tue, 20 May 2003, gregory wrote:
> Hi the list,
> I just installed the R-1.7.0-1mdk.i516.rpm package on a mdk 9.1. All
> looks fine until I try to launch some graphics functions as png() or
> even demo( graphics). I receive the following example message:
> > png()
> Error in png() : R_X11 module cannot be loaded
> In addition: Warning message:
> unable to load shared library "/usr/lib/R/modules/R_X11.so":
> /usr/lib/R/modules/R_X11.so: undefined symbol: png_set_IHDR
> Also I verified that this file exists and it is.
> ~/>locate "R_x11.so"
> Which variables have to be configured ? How can I do since I installed
> an rpm ?
> Is there somebody who could help me.
> In advance thank you.
> R-help at stat.math.ethz.ch mailing list
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