Re: [R] Where is the tcltk package?

From: Rolf Turner <>
Date: Fri, 08 Apr 2011 13:38:55 +1200

On 08/04/11 13:23, Erik Iverson wrote:

> You probably need the tcl-dev and tk-dev (or similarly named) for your version of
> tcltk to compile. Those contain the development headers needed to compile
> programs against the tcltk library. You can look in the config.log file created
> by the R "configure" process and grep for "tcl" to see what might have gone
> wrong, but my guess is tcl.h or something like that couldn't be found.

Grep/groping around I found:

> configure:31311: checking for
> configure:31344: result: no
> configure:31353: checking for in library (sub)directories
> configure:31374: result: no
> configure:31386: checking for
> configure:31419: result: no
> configure:31428: checking for in library (sub)directories
> configure:31449: result: no
> configure:31547: checking for tcl.h
> conftest.c:201:17: error: tcl.h: No such file or directory
> configure:31571: result: no

So your conjecture would appear to be spot on. But what do I ***do*** about it?


         Rolf Turner mailing list PLEASE do read the posting guide and provide commented, minimal, self-contained, reproducible code. Received on Fri 08 Apr 2011 - 01:42:10 GMT

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