[R] Compilation problem SuSE 9.0
MSchwartz at medanalytics.com
Tue Nov 11 17:57:27 CET 2003
On Tue, 2003-11-11 at 10:33, Sven Sandin wrote:
> I have problem running R (tried 1.8.0 and 1.7.1) under a fresh installed SuSE
> 9.0 using default settings: I'm not able to send plots to the monitor. Only
> postscript graphs are produced in external files. When assigning
> options(device='X11') and then plotting I get the message "Error in X11() :
> X11 is not available".
> Since this occured using the r-cran binary I tried to compile from source.
> However, the problem was not resolved. I do not have the competence for
> interpreting the output from the configure and make commands. Running the
> ./configure (also tried ./configure --with-x) I read the following line:
> checking for X... no
> and at the bottom:
> R is now configured for i686-pc-linux-gnu
> Source directory: .
> Installation directory: /usr/local
> C compiler: gcc -D__NO_MATH_INLINES -mieee-fp -g -O2
> C++ compiler: g++ -mieee-fp -g -O2
> Fortran compiler: g77 -mieee-fp -g -O2
> Interfaces supported:
> External libraries: readline
> Additional capabilities: PNG, JPEG, bzip2, PCRE
> Options enabled: R profiling
> Recommended packages: yes
> Thankful for any help on this matter.
That error usually indicates that you do not have the X development
source code files and headers installed. You would need those in order
to compile R from source.
That typically should not be a problem with the pre-compiled binaries
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