Re: [R] Help Installing R

From: Marc Schwartz <marc_schwartz_at_comcast.net>
Date: Fri, 04 May 2007 10:32:03 -0500

On Fri, 2007-05-04 at 10:06 -0500, Pramod Anugu wrote:
> 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

See this post from about 30 minutes ago:

https://stat.ethz.ch/pipermail/r-help/2007-May/131236.html

HTH, Marc Schwartz



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