[R] rgl installation problems
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Mon Jun 28 19:47:24 CEST 2004
On Mon, 28 Jun 2004, E GCP wrote:
> Thanks for your quick replies, and excuse my naivete, but how do I fix the
> problem, so the rgl package installs?
We have no idea what is wrong on your system -- all we can tell is that
you have done something wrong but we were not sitting at your shoulder
when you did. Perhaps you should try re-building R from scratch, paying
close attention to any messages?
Meanwhile, try to follow the posting guide and not HTML-ize your mail.
> Thanks again,
> >From: Prof Brian Ripley <ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk>
> >Subject: Re: [R] rgl installation problems
> >Date: Fri, 25 Jun 2004 20:14:24 +0100 (BST)
> >Here's what should happen on RH9 (with the latest libpng and gcc in
> >g++ -shared -L/usr/local/lib -o rgl.so x11lib.o x11gui.o types.o math.o
> >fps.o pixmap.o gui.o api.o device.o devicemanager.o rglview.o scene.o
> >glgui.o -L/usr/X11R6/lib -L/usr/local/lib -Wl,-rpath,/usr/local/lib
> >-lpng12 -lz -lm -lstdc++ -lX11 -lXext -lGL -lGLU -lpng12 -lz -lm
> >Note that he had no --shared but did have crt1.o, that is was trying to
> >build a standalone executable and not a shared object.
> >Something is wrong with the R installation's rules to make shared
> >On Fri, 25 Jun 2004, Duncan Murdoch wrote:
> > > On Fri, 25 Jun 2004 17:36:30 +0000, "E GCP"
> <egcp at hotmail.com> wrote :
> > >
> > > >Hi!
> > > >
> > > >I'm new to R, but have worked with Splus before. I installed
> > > >packages in R (R-1.9.1) without problems, but when I try to
> install rgl
> > > >(rgl_0.64-13.tar.gz). I get the following, and the package
> does not install.
> > > >Any help would be greatly appreciated. I'm running R in redhat
> > >
> > > The missing reference R_InputHandlers is declared in the
> > > $RHOME/src/include/R_ext/eventloop.h file, and I believe is
> > > into the library R_X11 (with some extension). You don't seem to
> > > that in the list of libraries:
> > >
> > > >g++ -L/usr/local/lib -o rgl.so x11lib.o x11gui.o types.o
> math.o fps.o
> > > >pixmap.o
> > > >gui.o api.o device.o devicemanager.o rglview.o scene.o glgui.o
> > > >-L/usr/X11R6/lib
> > > >-L/usr/lib -lstdc++ -lX11 -lXext -lGL -lGLU -lpng
> > >
> >/usr/lib/gcc-lib/i386-redhat-linux/3.2.2/../../../crt1.o(.text+0x18): In
> > > >functio
> > > >n `_start':
> > > >../sysdeps/i386/elf/start.S:77: undefined reference to `main'
> > > >x11lib.o(.text+0x84): In function `set_R_handler':
> > > >/tmp/R.INSTALL.8663/rgl/src/x11gui.h:33: undefined reference
> > > >`R_InputHandlers
> > >
> > > I don't know what you'll need to do to fix this, since I'm using
> > > Windows, so none of this stuff happens there, and I could be
> > > completely wrong about it.
Brian D. Ripley, ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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