[R-sig-Debian] Conflict between octave3.0-headers and r-base-dev
vincent.goulet at act.ulaval.ca
Thu Aug 14 10:06:26 CEST 2008
Le jeu. 14 août à 08:17, Gad Abraham a écrit :
> Vincent Goulet wrote:
>> Le mar. 12 août à 14:44, Dirk Eddelbuettel a écrit :
>>> Thanks for the bug report and for using the appropriate list for it.
>>> On 12 August 2008 at 14:31, Gad Abraham wrote:
>>> | Hi,
>>> | I'm using Ubuntu Hardy i386, and the R 2.7.1 Ubuntu packages
>>> from CRAN.
>>> | The CRAN r-base-dev package depends on refblas3-dev or atlas3-
>>> | but octave3.0-headers depends on libblas-dev. The two blas
>>> packages seem
>>> | to conflict, so r-base-dev and octave3.0-headers can't be
>>> | together.
>>> | Is this a known issue?
>>> Maybe not, and looks like the Depends for r-base-dev need to be
>>> updated to
>>> reflect the newer library names. Unfortunately, 'everybody' is at
>>> this week for UseR but I already mentioned this to Vincent.
>>> On Debian we have 'libblas-dev | libatlas-base-dev, liblapack-dev |
>>> libatlas-base-dev' but that, I think, wasn't possible for Vincent
>>> and Ubuntu as the
>>> newer atlas/blas packages had not yet migrated. I think he can
>>> simply stop
>>> changed 'down' to the older refblas choice.
>> [Note: I already had this discussion in person with Dirk, but we'll
>> do as if not for the purpose of the list.]
>> I'm puzzled here. In the comments of my build script I specifically
>> mention that the libblas-dev and liblapack-dev backports are
>> required for Ubuntu releases <= Hardy, which I assume meant that I
>> checked it was actually needed back in April (when Hardy was
>> released). In any case, it looks like I goofed here.
>> I did build a version of 2.7.1-2 successfully without the said
>> backports. However, I am reluctant to put it on CRAN for now for
>> two main reasons: 1) it's not really tested; and 2) it doesn't
>> appear to be an important update for most people. Oh, and 3) 2.7.2
>> is due out in about two weeks.
>> What you can do, Gad, is to first install libblas-dev and liblapack-
>> dev on you system (this should remove a number of other packages,
>> including R) and then install the .deb packages located here:
>> Fetch all the files in the above directory and manually install with
>> sudo dpkg -i *.deb
>> (Assuming the downloaded files are the only .deb files in your
>> current directory, of course.)
>> Play a little bit with all this and *please* report if everything
>> is working as expected or not.
> Hi Vincent,
> I've installed these debs, played around with R, compiled some R
> packages from source, and so far, it works perfectly.
Good, thanks for reporting back. Well then, I guess I'll integrate the
change for the next R release.
> Gad Abraham
> Dept. CSSE and NICTA
> The University of Melbourne
> Parkville 3010, Victoria, Australia
> email: gabraham at csse.unimelb.edu.au
> web: http://www.csse.unimelb.edu.au/~gabraham
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