[R] unable to download rimage package

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Sat Nov 15 06:13:51 CET 2008

And you got at least three replies on that forum, see the threads


Please do study the posting guide and don't abuse the R lists by multiple 
postings with very misleading subject lines.

On Fri, 14 Nov 2008, Shantanu D wrote:

> Hi folks,
> I sent this to r-devel (twice) but somehow the email seems to have got
> mangled. Let me try to ask my question on this forum. any help is very much
> appreciated.
> While trying to download the rimage package I am checking at the following
> step
> "g++ -shared -L/usr/local/lib64 -o rimage.so equalize.o fftw_access_func.o
> freqfilters.o interface.o jpegio.o laplacian.o matrix.o smooth.o sobel.o
> -ljpeg -lfftw
> /usr/bin/ld: /usr/local/lib/libfftw.a(fftwnd.o): relocation R_X86_64_32
> against `a local symbol' can not be used when making a shared object;
> recompile with -fPIC
> /usr/local/lib/libfftw.a: could not read symbols: Bad value
> collect2: ld returned 1 exit status"
> Any ideas?
> Thanks
> Shantanu
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