Re: [R] Problem installing XML in Ubuntu 10.10

From: Phil Spector <spector_at_stat.berkeley.edu>
Date: Mon, 25 Apr 2011 15:19:26 -0700 (PDT)

Abraham -

      sudo apt-get install libxml2-dev

is what you need to get the development libraries and xml2-config installed on your Ubuntu machine.

On Mon, 25 Apr 2011, Abraham Mathew wrote:

> Hello folks,
>
>
> Here's is info on what system I'm working on.
>> sessionInfo()
> R version 2.13.0 (2011-04-13)
> Platform: i686-pc-linux-gnu (32-bit)
>
>
> I'm trying to install the XML package. However, I end up with the following
> error message.
>
>> install.packages("XML")
> ....
> checking for xml2-config... no
> Cannot find xml2-config
> ERROR: configuration failed for package ?XML?
> * removing ?/home/abraham/R/i686-pc-linux-gnu-library/2.13/XML?
>
> The downloaded packages are in
> ?/tmp/RtmpUsckPl/downloaded_packages?
> Warning message:
> In install.packages() :
> installation of package 'XML' had non-zero exit status
>
>
> When I run library(XML), I get that there is no package named XML.
>
> Can anyone help diagnose the problem.
>
>
> Thank You,
> Abraham
>
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