Re: [Rd] error installing gtools (PR#13168)

From: Prof Brian Ripley <ripley_at_stats.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 15 Oct 2008 18:50:18 +0100 (BST)

R 2.8.0 at least will tell you that that you may need R-devel.rpm.

My view is that this a Fedora bug.

On Wed, 15 Oct 2008, Martyn Plummer wrote:

> Ebi,
>
> You need to install the R-devel RPM, which has the header files.
> If this is a bug (which it arguably is) it is a problem with the Fedora
> distribution, not with R itself.
>
> Martyn
>
> On Wed, 2008-10-15 at 15:30 +0200, ebihallo_at_gmail.com wrote:
>> Full_Name: Ebi Hal
>> Version: R-2.7.2-1
>> OS: Fedora core 9
>> Submission from: (NULL) (129.215.170.238)
>>
>>
>> I tried to install gplots by running
>> R> install.packages("gplots")
>> but the process failed while installing "gtools" with the following error
>> message:
>>
>> * Installing to library '/usr/lib64/R/library'
>> * Installing *source* package 'gtools' ...
>> ** libs
>> gcc -m64 -std=gnu99 -I/usr/include/R -I/usr/local/include -fpic -O2 -g
>> -pipe -Wall -Wp,-D_FORTIFY_SOURCE=2 -fexceptions -fstack-protector
>> --param=ssp-buffer-size=4 -m64 -mtune=generic -c setTCPNoDelay.c -o
>> setTCPNoDelay.o
>> setTCPNoDelay.c:1:15: error: R.h: No such file or directory
>> setTCPNoDelay.c:2:24: error: Rinternals.h: No such file or directory
>> setTCPNoDelay.c: In function ‘checkStatus’:
>> setTCPNoDelay.c:66: warning: implicit declaration of function ‘strncpy’
>> setTCPNoDelay.c:66: warning: incompatible implicit declaration of built-in
>> function ‘strncpy’
>> setTCPNoDelay.c:72: warning: implicit declaration of function ‘strerror’
>> setTCPNoDelay.c:72: warning: passing argument 2 of ‘strncpy’ makes pointer from
>> integer without a cast
>> make: *** [setTCPNoDelay.o] Error 1
>> ERROR: compilation failed for package 'gtools'
>> ** Removing '/usr/lib64/R/library/gtools'
>>
>> Indeed there are no such files as R.h and Rinternals.h
>>
>> Any idea how can I solve this problem?
>>
>> Thanks a lot,
>> Ebi
>>
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