[R-SIG-Mac] rgl configure error: "missing required library GL"

peter dalgaard pdalgd at gmail.com
Tue Jul 17 12:35:40 CEST 2012

On Jul 17, 2012, at 03:02 , Duncan Murdoch wrote:

> It also needs the headers, not just the library.  If you have them and it's not finding them, you can give hints to the configure script; after unpacking the source, run ./configure --help to see what's possible.

Red herring... It really is the library that goes AWOL. I'm not sure why, but the magical incantation on OSX (Snow Leopard at least) seems to be 

install.packages("rgl", configure.args="--with-gl-libs=/usr/X11/lib")

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