[R-sig-Debian] foreign

Dirk Eddelbuettel edd at debian.org
Fri Oct 20 14:04:07 CEST 2006

On 20 October 2006 at 11:12, Edzer J. Pebesma wrote:
| I get on debian/etch the following, with foreign installed from 
| r-cran-foreign:
|  > library(foreign)
| Error in dyn.load(x, as.logical(local), as.logical(now)) :
|         unable to load shared library 
| '/usr/lib/R/library/foreign/libs/foreign.so':
|   /usr/lib/R/library/foreign/libs/foreign.so: undefined symbol: 
| Rf_allocString
| Error: package/namespace load failed for 'foreign'
| Local installation works fine.

Install R 2.4.0 that is now in testing and you should be fine. 

A Depends: was too weak and let foreign into testing before R 2.4.0.


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