[R] suse 9.2 question
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Mon Nov 1 22:37:46 CET 2004
On 1 Nov 2004, Peter Dalgaard wrote:
> Uwe Ligges <ligges at statistik.uni-dortmund.de> writes:
> > WAYNE KING wrote:
> > > Hi all, I checked the archive and didn't see an anser to this. I
> > > updated to Suse 9.2 with kde 3.3 and the installed version of R
> > > (from the suse 9.1) rpms came up with the following failed
> > > dependencies (after querying the rpm) error: Failed dependencies:
> > > libg2c.so.0 is needed by R-base-patched1.9.0-1
> > > libreadline.so.4 is needed by R-base-patched1.9.0-1
> > > My question is: 1.) can I just compile from the tar ball,
> > Yes.
> > > or will the same missing lib files be a problem.
> > No.
> Well, yes, they will. Maybe not a compile problem, but otherwise. Not
> sure about libg2c, but without libreadline you definitely won't have
> command recall.
But we are on libreadline.so.5 nowadays, so I suspect a very recent system
like SuSE 9.2 has that and not libreadline.so.4.
OTOH, the absence of libg2c.so.0 suggests that g77 and its support files
are not installed, and that will cause compilation problems.
Brian D. Ripley, ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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