[R] tcltk problems

Peter Langfelder peter.langfelder at gmail.com
Sat Nov 18 06:18:10 CET 2017


looking at the configure script I believe you need to specify


and similarly

--with-tk-config=<location of tkConfig.sh>



On Fri, Nov 17, 2017 at 8:43 PM, Rolf Turner <r.turner at auckland.ac.nz> wrote:
> On 18/11/17 17:00, Erin Hodgess wrote:
>> When I have compiled from sourced on Ubuntu, I did NOT include the
>> "with-tcltk" and it worked fine.  Did you try that, please?
> In the past I have configured without using the "--with-tcltk" flag,
> and R of course built just fine.  But it *did not* have tcltk capability.
> When I wanted that capability I had to start using the
> aforesaid flag.
> It makes absolutely no sense that one would get tcltk capability when
> configuring without the flag but *not* get it when configuring *with* the
> flag.  If that is indeed the case then this definitely constitutes a bug in
> the "configure" system.
> I cannot believe that it would work to leave out the flag, but I'll try it
> just for the sake of "completeness".
> cheers,
> Rolf
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