[R-pkg-devel] Build fails on Mavericks
kamvarz at science.oregonstate.edu
Thu Nov 19 20:18:01 CET 2015
Might it be an issue with your Makevars file?
As far as I can tell, by default, OS X sets clang as the C compiler. If you installed gcc separately, then you have to tell R to use it in ~/.R/Makevars
Here's an example of my Makevars file so that I can run C code with openmp: https://gist.github.com/zkamvar/9a7c4b8251a0a662f214
> On Nov 19, 2015, at 09:28 , Daniel Marcelino <dmarcelino at live.com> wrote:
> Yes, I do use homebrew for installing almost everything.
> I ended up solving the issue with $ brew link readline --forc
> On Thu, Nov 19, 2015 at 2:37 PM, Rainer M Krug <Rainer at krugs.de> wrote:
>> Duncan Murdoch <murdoch.duncan at gmail.com> writes:
>>> On 19/11/2015 9:05 AM, Daniel Marcelino wrote:
>>>> Hi, I'm having this error when building C functions from a package:
>>>> clang: error: no such file or directory: '/usr/local/lib/libreadline.a'
>>>> Apparently, it's a path issue caused by xcode/gfortran, but I couldn't figure out how to solve it.
>>>> "which gcc" points to "/usr/bin/gcc"
>>>> Does someone have any idea on how on this?
>>> You didn't say what system you're on, but the message is coming from
>>> clang, not gcc, so it looks like OSX, and "which gcc" is irrelevant.
>>> If so, you probably want to ask on the R-sig-mac group. If not, give
>>> more details.
>> Also: did you use the official R installer or installed it using homebrew?
>> The path looks very much like homebrew. If yes, try installing readline
>> From homebrew.
>>> Duncan Murdoch
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