[R-sig-Debian] [FORGED] Re: Problem installing rgdal on a laptop running Ubuntu 16.04.1

Dirk Eddelbuettel edd at debian.org
Wed Oct 5 01:39:46 CEST 2016

On 5 October 2016 at 12:16, Rolf Turner wrote:
| On 05/10/16 12:07, Michael Rutter wrote:
| > Typo on my part.  Try r-cran-rgdal.
| Thanks. OK, I have now done
|      sudo apt-get install r-cran-rgdal
| successfully.

Very good.

Now do

   IP <- installed.packages()

and convince yourself that you have rgdal. You could even do


| But sad to say, it didn't help a bit.  When I try
|      install.packages("rgdal",lib="/home/rolf/Rlib")
| I get exactly the same error as before.  I.e.
|      > undefined symbol: CPLQuietErrorHandler

Computers have that silly habit of being deterministic. _Installing from
source another time_ does not change the fact that you did not have your
ducks in a row in the first place.  We did not change that; Michael merely
pointed you to a different pond with different ducks, ready to roast.


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