Re: [R] Problem loading quantreg

From: Andrew Robinson <A.Robinson_at_ms.unimelb.edu.au>
Date: Fri, 29 Apr 2011 11:45:48 +1000

Hi Derek,

I infer from the output that you're using a Mac. Generally including that kind of information is useful.

Your computer lacks the requisite software to install the package. Make is saying that it can't find 'gfortran'.

See this page for some more insight:

http://r.research.att.com/tools/

I hope that this helps,

Andrew

On Thu, Apr 28, 2011 at 03:15:41PM -0700, derekverley wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> I'm trying to load the quantreg package but keep running into problems no
> matter which method I have tried. Does anybody know what this error (below)
> means in plain language and what I might do to get this installed. I have
> not had problems downloading/installing/running packages in the past.
>
> thanks in advance,
>
> derek
>
> Begin R output:
>
> trying URL 'http://cran.stat.ucla.edu/src/contrib/quantreg_4.65.tar.gz'
> Content type 'application/x-tar' length 2366176 bytes (2.3 Mb)
> opened URL
> ==================================================
> downloaded 2.3 Mb
>
> * installing *source* package ???quantreg??? ...
> ** libs
> *** arch - i386
> gfortran -arch i386 -fPIC -g -O2 -c akj.f -o akj.o
> make: gfortran: No such file or directory
> make: *** [akj.o] Error 1
> ERROR: compilation failed for package ???quantreg???
> * removing
> ???/Library/Frameworks/R.framework/Versions/2.12/Resources/library/quantreg???
>
> The downloaded packages are in
>
> ???/private/var/folders/4m/4mHSx7JtHL88Cl-gi19+Zk+++TI/-Tmp-/RtmpApfBjX/downloaded_packages???
>
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