Re: [R] Help Installing R

From: Pramod Anugu <pramod.r.anugu_at_jsums.edu>
Date: Fri, 04 May 2007 10:06:21 -0500


I have unzipped the R-2.5.0.tar.gz
gzip -dc R-x.y.z.tar.gz | tar xvf -
2. then #./configure
3. ./configure
checking build system type... x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu checking host system type... x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu loading site script './config.site'
loading build specific script './config.site' checking for pwd... /bin/pwd
checking whether builddir is srcdir... yes

checking for working aclocal... found
checking for working autoconf... found
checking for working automake... found

checking for working autoheader... found checking for gawk... gawk
checking for grep that handles long lines and -e... /bin/grep checking for egrep... /bin/grep -E
checking whether ln -s works... yes
checking for ranlib... ranlib
checking for bison... no
checking for byacc... no

checking for ar... ar
checking for a BSD-compatible install... /usr/bin/install -c
checking for sed... /bin/sed
checking for less... /usr/bin/less
checking for perl... /usr/bin/perl

checking whether perl version is at least 5.004... yes
checking for dvips... /usr/bin/dvips
checking for tex... /usr/bin/tex
checking for latex... /usr/bin/latex

checking for makeindex... /usr/bin/makeindex
checking for pdftex... /usr/bin/pdftex
checking for pdflatex... /usr/bin/pdflatex
checking for makeinfo... /usr/bin/makeinfo
checking whether makeinfo version is at least 4.7... yes
checking for unzip... /usr/bin/unzip
checking for zip... /usr/bin/zip
checking for gzip... /bin/gzip
checking for firefox... /usr/bin/firefox
using default browser ... /usr/bin/firefox
checking for acroread... no
checking for acroread4... no
checking for xpdf... no
checking for gv... no
checking for gnome-gv... no
checking for ggv... /usr/bin/ggv
checking for gcc... gcc
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 accepts -g... yes
checking for gcc option to accept ISO C89... none needed
checking how to run the C preprocessor... gcc -E
checking whether gcc needs -traditional... no
checking how to run the C preprocessor... gcc -E
checking for g77... g77
checking whether we are using the GNU Fortran 77 compiler... yes checking whether g77 accepts -g... yes
checking for g++... g++
checking whether we are using the GNU C++ compiler... yes checking whether g++ accepts -g... yes
checking how to run the C++ preprocessor... g++ -E checking whether __attribute__((visibility())) is supported... yes checking whether gcc accepts -fvisibility... yes checking whether g77 accepts -fvisibility... yes checking for gcc... gcc
checking whether we are using the GNU Objective C compiler... no checking whether gcc accepts -g... no
checking whether g++ can compile ObjC++... yes checking for Objective C++ compiler... g++ checking for a sed that does not truncate output... /bin/sed checking for ld used by gcc... /usr/bin/ld checking if the linker (/usr/bin/ld) is GNU ld... yes checking for /usr/bin/ld option to reload object files... -r checking for BSD-compatible nm... /usr/bin/nm -B checking how to recognise dependent libraries... pass_all 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 dlfcn.h usability... yes
checking dlfcn.h presence... yes
checking for dlfcn.h... yes
checking the maximum length of command line arguments... 32768 checking command to parse /usr/bin/nm -B output from gcc object... ok
checking for objdir... .libs
checking for ranlib... (cached) ranlib
checking for strip... strip

checking if gcc static flag works... yes checking if gcc supports -fno-rtti -fno-exceptions... no
checking for gcc option to produce PIC... -fPIC
checking if gcc PIC flag -fPIC works... yes
checking if gcc supports -c -o file.o... yes
checking whether the gcc linker (/usr/bin/ld -m elf_x86_64) supports shared libraries... yes
checking whether -lc should be explicitly linked in... no checking dynamic linker characteristics... GNU/Linux ld.so checking how to hardcode library paths into programs... immediate checking whether stripping libraries is possible... yes checking if libtool supports shared libraries... yes checking whether to build shared libraries... yes checking whether to build static libraries... no configure: creating libtool
appending configuration tag "CXX" to libtool checking for ld used by g++... /usr/bin/ld -m elf_x86_64 checking if the linker (/usr/bin/ld -m elf_x86_64) is GNU ld... yes checking whether the g++ linker (/usr/bin/ld -m elf_x86_64) supports shared libraries... yes
checking for g++ option to produce PIC... -fPIC
checking if g++ PIC flag -fPIC works... yes
checking if g++ supports -c -o file.o... yes
checking whether the g++ linker (/usr/bin/ld -m elf_x86_64) supports shared libraries... yes
checking dynamic linker characteristics... GNU/Linux ld.so checking how to hardcode library paths into programs... immediate checking whether stripping libraries is possible... yes appending configuration tag "F77" to libtool checking if libtool supports shared libraries... yes checking whether to build shared libraries... yes checking whether to build static libraries... no
checking for g77 option to produce PIC... -fPIC
checking if g77 PIC flag -fPIC works... yes
checking if g77 supports -c -o file.o... yes
checking whether the g77 linker (/usr/bin/ld -m elf_x86_64) supports shared libraries... yes
checking dynamic linker characteristics... GNU/Linux ld.so checking how to hardcode library paths into programs... immediate checking whether stripping libraries is possible... yes checking for cos in -lm... yes
checking for sin in -lm... yes
checking for dlopen in -ldl... yes
checking readline/history.h usability... no checking readline/history.h presence... no checking for readline/history.h... no
checking readline/readline.h usability... no checking readline/readline.h presence... no checking for readline/readline.h... no
checking for rl_callback_read_char in -lreadline... no checking for main in -lncurses... yes
checking for rl_callback_read_char in -lreadline... no checking for history_truncate_file... no configure: error: --with-readline=yes (default) and headers/libs are not available  

I get the error above  

4. make

make: *** No targets specified and no makefile found. Stop  

Please let me the solution to the installation problem.  

Thanks      

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