Re: [Rd] R-beta: configure problem (tcltk) on 64 bit Red Hat EL

From: Bjørn-Helge Mevik <>
Date: Wed 14 Dec 2005 - 20:05:56 GMT

Martyn Plummer wrote:

> It looks like you have the i386 RPMs for tcl and tk installed.

You are right. I have both the i386 and x86_64 RPMs installed.

> ./configure --with-tcl-config=/usr/lib64/ \
> --with-tk-config=/usr/lib64/

Thank you! This works like a charm.

Prof Brian Ripley wrote:

> It is a problem with your particular OS,

You are right. As Martyn suggested, configure picked up /usr/lib/{tcl,tk} instead of /usr/lib64/{tcl,tk} because I have both i386 and x86_64 versions of the RPMs installed.

> Unfortunately you have removed the crucial parts of where your
> configure got the configuration info from.

Typically me! :-)

Thanks, both of you!

Bjørn-Helge Mevik

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