Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Thu Apr 12 10:46:34 CEST 2007
It would have been helpful to have given the details the R posting guide
asks for, such as your OS.
That message probably does not mean that
/home/bw135690/R-2.4.1/library/taskPR/libs/taskPR.so does not exist.
It says 'cannot open shared object file', and this can have many causes.
One is that there are dependent shared objects which are missing, so start
R CMD ldd /home/bw135690/R-2.4.1/library/taskPR/libs/taskPR.so
and see if all are resolved.
As far as I am aware package taskPR is based on private entry points in a
version of R from long ago (it includes a copy of the private header file
Defn.h from 2005) and is not really tested on CRAN (it uses
On Thu, 12 Apr 2007, Benno Willemsen wrote:
> I tried to load the taskPR-package in R, but it doesn't work at all.
> Everytime I try /library("taskPR")/, I get the error-message:
> Error in dyn.load(x, as.logical(local), as.logical(now)) :
> unable to load shared library
> /home/bw135690/R-2.4.1/library/taskPR/libs/taskPR.so: cannot open
> shared object file: No such file or directory
> Error in library(taskPR) : .First.lib failed for 'taskPR'
> Error in library.dynam.unload("taskPR", libpath) :
> shared library 'taskPR' was not loaded
> But the problem is, that the file
> /home/bw135690/R-2.4.1/library/taskPR/libs/taskPR.so exists.
> Furthermore the /library()/-Method shows, that the package is fully
> Can anyone tell me, what is wrong in the dyn.load-function and how to
> correct my installation
> Benno Willemsen
> R-help at stat.math.ethz.ch mailing list
> PLEASE do read the posting guide http://www.R-project.org/posting-guide.html
> and provide commented, minimal, self-contained, reproducible code.
Brian D. Ripley, ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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