Re: [R] Cannot install pakcage RMySQL

From: Phil Spector <spector_at_stat.berkeley.edu>
Date: Wed, 06 Apr 2011 13:35:18 -0700 (PDT)

You need to install the mysql client development libraries. On SUSE systems, I believe the package is called libmysqlclient-devel .

On Wed, 6 Apr 2011, alon.benari wrote:

> Hello All,
>
> I have a technical difficulty installing RMySQL. I am running openSUSE11.1
> and R 2.12
> I have installed MySQL from the website.
> and following installation , as root
> This is the part where trouble begin,
> ......
> checking mysql.h usability... no
> checking mysql.h presence... no
> checking for mysql.h... no
> checking for mysql_init in -lmysqlclient... no
> checking for mysql_init in -lmysqlclient... no
> checking for mysql_init in -lmysqlclient... no
> checking for mysql_init in -lmysqlclient... no
> checking for mysql_init in -lmysqlclient... no
> checking for mysql_init in -lmysqlclient... no
> checking for mysql_init in -lmysqlclient... no
> checking /usr/local/include/mysql/mysql.h usability... no
> checking /usr/local/include/mysql/mysql.h presence... no
> checking for /usr/local/include/mysql/mysql.h... no
> checking /usr/include/mysql/mysql.h usability... no
> checking /usr/include/mysql/mysql.h presence... no
> checking for /usr/include/mysql/mysql.h... no
> checking /usr/local/mysql/include/mysql/mysql.h usability... no
> checking /usr/local/mysql/include/mysql/mysql.h presence... no
> checking for /usr/local/mysql/include/mysql/mysql.h... no
> checking /opt/include/mysql/mysql.h usability... no
> checking /opt/include/mysql/mysql.h presence... no
> checking for /opt/include/mysql/mysql.h... no
> checking /include/mysql/mysql.h usability... no
> checking /include/mysql/mysql.h presence... no
> checking for /include/mysql/mysql.h... no
>
> Configuration error:
> could not find the MySQL installation include and/or library
> directories. Manually specify the location of the MySQL
> libraries and the header files and re-run R CMD INSTALL.
>
> INSTRUCTIONS:
>
> 1. Define and export the 2 shell variables PKG_CPPFLAGS and
> PKG_LIBS to include the directory for header files (*.h)
> and libraries, for example (using Bourne shell syntax):
>
> export PKG_CPPFLAGS="-I"
> export PKG_LIBS="-L -lmysqlclient"
>
> Re-run the R INSTALL command:
>
> R CMD INSTALL RMySQL_.tar.gz
>
> 2. Alternatively, you may pass the configure arguments
> --with-mysql-dir= (distribution directory)
> or
> --with-mysql-inc= (where MySQL header files reside)
> --with-mysql-lib= (where MySQL libraries reside)
> in the call to R INSTALL --configure-args='...'
>
> R CMD INSTALL --configure-args='--with-mysql-dir=DIR' RMySQL_.tar.gz
>
> ERROR: configuration failed for package ‘RMySQL’
> * removing ‘/root/R/i686-pc-linux-gnu-library/2.12/RMySQL’
>
> Any ideas how to proceed from here? I am quite a newbie in LINUX
> How do I find the mysql.h ?
> using find / -name mysql.h but nothing there?
> Did I use it right?
> Any other ideas? How do I set this right?
>
> Thank you
>
>
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