[R] readline problem under src-compiled R 1.8.x under Mandrake 9.2
MSchwartz at medanalytics.com
Sun Nov 23 17:35:07 CET 2003
On Sun, 2003-11-23 at 10:04, ivo welch wrote:
> R compiles very easily under Mandrake 9.2, with one exception: readline
> seems not to work. for some odd reason, in the configure script,
> rl_callback_read_char is set to no, so the R configure script does not use
> readline (I think this means it refuses to link readline into the executable,
> but I am not sure.) Now, MD 9.2 uses libreadline 4-4.3-7mdk (yes, it is
> installed), rather than earlier readline versions.
> Has anyone else encountered or solved this problem?
> sincerely, /iaw
Do you have readline-devel installed? If you are compiling from source,
you also need the 'devel' versions of the packages installed to provide
the header files, etc.
>From a console command line use:
rpm -q readline-devel
If it returns:
package readline-devel is not installed
That is likely your problem.
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