[R-sig-hpc] Installing gputools fails on Ubuntu 14.04LTS

gartim gartim at genepi.berkeley.edu
Wed Jul 1 20:28:57 CEST 2015

maybe check if there is an intel-gpu-tools package for devel...could be
the issue. -- Gary Artim

On Wed, Jul 01, 2015 at 01:25:22PM -0400, Erol Biceroglu wrote:
>I'm trying to install gputools on Ubuntu 14.04LTS and I'm not having much
>luck.  I'm not sure if it helps, but here's the R info that's output when I
>run it:
>R version 3.2.0 (2015-04-16) -- "Full of Ingredients"
>Copyright (C) 2015 The R Foundation for Statistical Computing
>Platform: x86_64-pc-linux-gnu (64-bit)
>Here are the steps I've taken so far:
>*1) Run the following in the terminal:*
>*git clone https://github.com/nullsatz/gputools.git
>-This creates a "gputools" folder in my /home directory
>*2)  Then run the following in the terminal:*
>*R CMD build gputools*
>-This creates the gputools_0.5.tar.gz in my home folder
>*3) Then I run the following command (which is causing issues)*
>*R CMD INSTALL --configure-args="--with-nvcc=/usr/local/cuda/bin/nvcc
>--with-r-lib=/usr/lib/R/lib --with-r=/usr/lib/R/ " gputools_0.5.tar.gz*
>and I get the following output:
>** installing to library ‘/home/erol/R/library’*
>** installing *source* package ‘gputools’ ...*
>*** libs*
>*Warning: no source files found*
>*** R*
>*** preparing package for lazy loading*
>*** help*
>**** installing help indices*
>*** building package indices*
>*** testing if installed package can be loaded*
>*Error in library.dynam(lib, package, package.lib) : *
>*  shared object ‘gputools.so’ not found*
>*Error: loading failed*
>*Execution halted*
>*ERROR: loading failed*
>** removing ‘/home/erol/R/library/gputools’*
>** restoring previous ‘/home/erol/R/library/gputools’*
>I've checked the paths, and found my '*libR.so*' tucked away all alone in
>*/usr/lib/R/lib*, but I don't know where *gputools.so* is and I can't find
>it by searching.
>Any feedback on how to proceed would be greatly appreciated.
>Thanks for your help.
>Erol Biceroglu
>*erol.biceroglu at alumni.utoronto.ca <erol.biceroglu at alumni.utoronto.ca>*
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