Re: [R] rgl installation failure

From: khush ........ <bioinfo.khush_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 05 Jun 2010 14:24:02 +0530

Hi,

Thanks Berwin for your suggestions , sorry to mention but it was fedora 12 OS that I am using. Actually I was missing libraries png which I installed using yum and it work good now.

Earlier png.h was missing in /usr/includes/ but its is showing .

Thanks alot for your kind help.

Cheers

Thank you

Jeet

On Sat, Jun 5, 2010 at 1:07 PM, Berwin A Turlach <berwin_at_maths.uwa.edu.au>wrote:

> G'day,
>
> On Sat, 5 Jun 2010 12:51:08 +0530
> "khush ........" <bioinfo.khush_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > I am trying to install rgl package under R and getting some errors
> > which is below.
> >
> > > install.packages("rgl")
> > Warning in install.packages("rgl") :
> > argument 'lib' is missing: using '/usr/lib/R/library'
> > trying URL 'http://cran.csie.ntu.edu.tw/src/contrib/rgl_0.91.tar.gz'
> > Content type 'application/x-gzip' length 1677498 bytes (1.6 Mb)
> > opened URL
> > ==================================================
> > downloaded 1.6 Mb
> >
> > * installing *source* package _rgl_ ...
> > checking for gcc... gcc -m32 -std=gnu99
> > checking for C compiler default output file name... a.out
> > checking whether the C compiler works... yes
> > checking whether we are cross compiling... no
> > checking for suffix of executables...
> > checking for suffix of object files... o
> > checking whether we are using the GNU C compiler... yes
> > checking whether gcc -m32 -std=gnu99 accepts -g... yes
> > checking for gcc -m32 -std=gnu99 option to accept ISO C89... none
> > needed checking how to run the C preprocessor... gcc -m32 -std=gnu99
> > -E checking for gcc... (cached) gcc -m32 -std=gnu99
> > checking whether we are using the GNU C compiler... (cached) yes
> > checking whether gcc -m32 -std=gnu99 accepts -g... (cached) yes
> > checking for gcc -m32 -std=gnu99 option to accept ISO C89... (cached)
> > none needed
> > checking for libpng-config... no
> > checking libpng... checking for grep that handles long lines and -e...
> > /bin/grep
> > checking for egrep... /bin/grep -E
> > checking for ANSI C header files... yes
> > checking for sys/types.h... yes
> > checking for sys/stat.h... yes
> > checking for stdlib.h... yes
> > checking for string.h... yes
> > checking for memory.h... yes
> > checking for strings.h... yes
> > checking for inttypes.h... yes
> > checking for stdint.h... yes
> > checking for unistd.h... yes
> > checking png.h usability... no
> > checking png.h presence... no
> > checking for png.h... no
> > checking for png_read_update_info in -lpng... no
>
> You should heed indications as the above, i.e. that items checked for
> are not found.
>
> [...]
>
> > In file included from pixmap.cpp:14:
> > pngpixmap.h:3:17: error: png.h: No such file or directory
>
> And this compiler error seems to be directly linked to the issues
> identified by configure; and all further error come from the fact that
> png.h cannot be found.
>
> You seem to be using some flavour of Unix, presumably GNU/Linux; but
> from your posting it is impossible to say which one. On a Debian based
> system (e.g. Kubuntu 9.10 which I am using), I would issue the command
> (assuming that apt-file is installed and initialised):
>
> berwin_at_bossiaea:~$ apt-file find include/png.h
> libpng12-dev: /usr/include/png.h
>
> and then check whether the libpng12-dev package is installed. If not,
> I would install it and retry. Perhaps that would be all that is needed
> to compile rgl, but there might be other packages missing.
>
> If you have a system based on RedHat and Suse, you will have to figure
> out how to use the package management tools on those systems to find
> out which packages have to be installed additionally so that you are
> able to compile rgl.
>
> HTH.
>
> Cheers,
>
> Berwin
>
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