Re: R-alpha: Problem installing R-0.14alpha

Arne Kovac (A.Kovac@Bristol.ac.uk)
Tue, 3 Dec 1996 10:43:55 +0000 (GMT)


Date: Tue, 3 Dec 1996 10:43:55 +0000 (GMT)
From: Arne Kovac <A.Kovac@Bristol.ac.uk>
To: r-testers@stat.math.ethz.ch
Subject: Re: R-alpha: Problem installing R-0.14alpha
In-Reply-To: <9612030719.AA05769@gigamain.Statistik.Uni-Dortmund.DE>

On Tue, 3 Dec 1996, Detlef Steuer wrote:
> Hello,
> having installed peviously R versions since 0.9, yesterday I tried
> 0.14.
> Everything seems fine until the last step of binding the executable of R.
> 
> make tells me something of undefined Symbols, i.e. "tputs" in 
> /usr/lib/libreadline.a. ("backspace" ...)
> 
> What's wrong with my libreadline? anyone had the same experience?
> I'm running Linux 2.0.12 ELF System from SUSE 4.3 CDs.
> 
> Thank you!
> 
> Detlef
I had the same problem. The ncurses library is missing. You can add the
library for example by changing the "configure" script by replacing the
two lines

LIBS="-lreadline $LIBS"

to

LIBS="-lreadline -lncurses $LIBS".






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