[R] problem with RCurl 0.8-1 installation on Debian Etch
Christian.Kohler at klinik.uni-regensburg.de
Wed Oct 17 09:26:00 CEST 2007
thanks a lot for your quick replay.
Now, the installation is done !
Dirk Eddelbuettel wrote:
> Hi Christian,
> On 16 October 2007 at 15:39, Christian Kohler wrote:
> | Dear R-Users,
> | I am having some trouble getting an installation of RCurl 0.8-1 to work
> | properly on a Debian (Etch) machine.
> | The command 'R CMD INSTALL RCurl_0.8-1.tar.gz' yields the following error:
> | Installing *source* package 'RCurl' ...
> | checking for curl-config... no
> | Cannot find curl-config
> | ERROR: configuration failed for package 'RCurl'
> | I do know that a file is missing (curl-config) but where to get it from?
> That's basically always the same on Debian and Ubuntu (and to some degree on
> RH et al): Just because you have the __run-time__ library does not mean you
> also have the __development__ package.
> | I installed the latest 'curl' and 'libcurl3' packages via apt-get install.
> | Furthermore, I crawled various mailing-lists to get my problem solved,
> | but without being lucky.
> | Do I miss mandatory packages that go beyond those two mentioned above?
> edd at ron:~> apt-cache search libcurl3-dev
> libcurl4-openssl-dev - Development files and documentation for libcurl (OpenSSL)
> That's package you want. [ Curl is a little tricky because it has two dev
> packages for TLS and OpenSSL; you probably want this one. ]
> Also the r-sig-debian list is a great venue for Debian/Ubuntu-specific R
> Cheers, Dirk
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