[R] lapack in R 2.11.1 (Ubuntu 10.04.1)

Dirk Eddelbuettel edd at debian.org
Wed Sep 15 23:15:45 CEST 2010

On 15 September 2010 at 13:48, Matias Salibian-Barrera wrote:
| I'm trying to install the package RcppArmadillo in my R 2.11.1 which I installed 
| and regularly update via Ubuntu's repositories. 

We welcome questions on Rcpp et al on the rcpp-devel list.  There is also the
r-sig-debian list for Debian/Ubuntu questions.  

| When I try to install RcppArmadillo from CRAN I get:
| > install.packages('RcppArmadillo', lib='~/myRlibs')
| [...]
| g++ -shared -o RcppArmadillo.so RcppArmadillo.o fastLm.o  
| -L/home/matias/myRlibs/Rcpp/lib -lRcpp  -Wl,-rpath,/home/matias/myRlibs/Rcpp/lib 
| -llapack -lblas -lgfortran -lm  -L/usr/lib/R/lib -lR 
| /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -llapack 
| I believe this means I don't have lapack available to link to. 

You have the run-time, but not the dev package.  Do

    $ sudo apt-get install r-base-dev

and it will take of this.


Dirk Eddelbuettel | edd at debian.org | http://dirk.eddelbuettel.com

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