[R] RMySQL installation: libz missing

Sebastian Leuzinger Sebastian.Leuzinger at unibas.ch
Tue May 3 12:16:46 CEST 2005

hi christoph
i had the same problem recently, i ended up finding that the following linux 
packages were missing (or at least one of them).


maybe that helps, sebastian

On Tuesday 03 May 2005 12:54, Christoph Lehmann wrote:
> Hi
> I run suse linux 9.1 and I installed MySQL server, client, devel, bench.
> DBI is installed, when I try to install RMySQL I get an error saying,
> that libz is missing.
> (paths to libs were set:export PKG_CPPFLAGS="-I/usr/include/mysql/"
> export PKG_LIBS="-L/usr/lib/mysql/ -lmysqlclient")
> so my question: where do I get the libz files (are these mysql files? if
> yes, why were they not installed at least by mysql-devel?)
> thanks for your kind help
> christoph
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