[R] errors when install RSQLite

ronggui ronggui.huang at gmail.com
Tue Mar 17 07:17:01 CET 2009

It seems you use Unix-like OS. Does it happen that you did not use
root to install the package? BTW, RSQLite does not require sqlite
installed separately, it is embedded in the package.


2009/3/17 Dongyan Song <yzhskdls at hotmail.com>:
> Dear all,
> I am trying to install RSQLite package since I want to install "sqldf", and
> I used
>>> install.packages("RSQLite") first, which gave Error message as below:
> make: *** [RS-DBI.o] Error 1
> chmod: cannot access `/usr/lib/R/library/RSQLite/libs/*': No such file or
> directory
> ERROR: compilation failed for package 'RSQLite'
> ** Removing '/usr/lib/R/library/RSQLite'
> ** Restoring previous '/usr/lib/R/library/RSQLite'
> The downloaded packages are in
>        /tmp/RtmpZwBFdo/downloaded_packages
> Updating HTML index of packages in '.Library'
> Warning message:
> In install.packages("RSQLite") :
>  installation of package 'RSQLite' had non-zero exit status
> And then I tried
> # R CMD INSTALL RSQLite_0.7-1.tar.gz
> --configure-args=--with-sqlite3-dir=/usr/lib/sqlite-3.6.11/bld/
> RSQLite_0.7-1.tar.gz
> # R CMD INSTALL --configure-args=--with-sqlite-dir=/usr/bin
> RSQLite_0.7-1.tar.gz
> and all of them gave similar error messages.
> I have sqlite installed in my computer, in the directory /usr/bin, and I do
> not have a clue how to install it then. Thank you for help!
> Best,
> Dongyan Song
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