[R] Installation difficulty with "rimage"

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Tue Sep 12 08:08:57 CEST 2006

On Mon, 11 Sep 2006, John Kornak wrote:

> Thanks to Professor Ripley and Sarah Goslee for their helpful responses 
> which have progressed my installation of rimage a little further.
> Installing fftw2 instead of fftw3 of course solves the problem and I 
> apologize for initially missing that requirement in the rimage 
> documentation.
> My install has now unfortunately stalled at the next stage and once 
> again I would appreciate any advice as to how to solve the problem:
> checking jpeglib.h usability... no
> checking jpeglib.h presence... no
> checking for jpeglib.h... no
> configure: error: Sorry, can't find jpeglib header
> ERROR: configuration failed for package 'rimage'
> I believe that I have successfully installed libjpeg from the web site 
> http://www.ijg.org as specified in the documentation.
> I have also checked for the existence of the jpeglib.h file which is 
> sitting in /usr/local/bin/jpeg-6b

Ah, but it needs to be in /usr/include or /usr/local/include for the 
package to find it.

> I noticed an old posting on this issue, but the solution was to make 
> sure that the jpeglib.h existed, which it does.
> I am now running FFTW version 2.1.5, fedora core 3 and R version 2.3.1

My FC3 system has RPMs libjpeg-6b-33 and libjpeg-devel-6b-33.  If you 
install those all your paths should be as you need them.

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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