[R] installing "rgl" package
santosh2005 at gmail.com
Sat Nov 25 00:45:31 CET 2017
Thanks for the suggestions. How do I uninstall mesa related installations?
Do I need to uninstall all of "mesa" or only the specific ones?
On Fri, Nov 24, 2017 at 3:05 PM, Duncan Murdoch <murdoch.duncan at gmail.com>
> On 24/11/2017 5:45 PM, Dirk Eddelbuettel wrote:
>> On 24 November 2017 at 11:30, Santosh wrote:
>> | Hi All, Duncan, Rolf, Ista, DIrk,
>> | Thanks for the suggestions and I tried all of them (as suggested by
>> | Rolf, Ista and Dirk)... I still get similar error as before while
>> | installing 'rgl' package.. I also tried to manually configure "rgl" and
>> | an error message (please see below for the verbatim output). Would
>> | any further ideas/suggestions!
>> | *In my system, "GL" library is present under "/usr/include/GL"*
>> | Here are the libraries available (as suggested by Rolf)
>> | After installing some of them, I continue to get the same error message,
>> | please below the output messages in config.log after I ran
>> | "ii r-cran-rgl 0.93.996-1
>> | amd64 GNU R package for three-dimensional visualisation
>> | using OpenGL"
>> That means you _have_ the rgl package installed, and can stop everything
>> are doing.
>> You do _not_ need to install it from source via R. You have it from
> Actually the version on CRAN is pretty old, so I'd recommend people do
> install it from source, getting the source from R-forge. Since that is a
> development site the quality varies over time, but right at this minute I
> would say it is better than the CRAN version.
> Re Santosh's error messages: it looks as though the Mesa installation is
> messed up. I'd recommend uninstalling it, making sure there's no remnant
> of Mesa anywhere, then reinstalling it.
> Duncan Murdoch
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