Re: [R] rgl install on rhel4 x86_64

From: Smith, Troy (NIH/NCI) [C] <trsmith_at_mail.nih.gov>
Date: Sat, 05 May 2007 12:17:20 -0400

Thanks. I did successfully install Friday afternoon using the configure script from version 0.68, however the library would not load, so I removed the package. I will attempt to build a new configure script using autoconf on Monday morning. Thanks much for your feedback, I really appreciate it.

Troy

-----Original Message-----
From: Duncan Murdoch [mailto:murdoch_at_stats.uwo.ca] Sent: Fri 5/4/2007 7:00 PM
To: Smith, Troy (NIH/NCI) [C]
Cc: r-help_at_stat.math.ethz.ch
Subject: Re: [R] rgl install on rhel4 x86_64  

On 04/05/2007 3:43 PM, Smith, Troy (NIH/NCI) [C] wrote:
> I'm trying to install rgl 0.71 on a redhat enterprise 4, x86_64. I have
> tried using R 2.2.1, 2.3.1, and 2.5.0. I have successfully installed
> this version of rgl, using R 2.2.1 on an rhel4 i386 host. On the x86_64
> host, I receive the following configuration error:

I don't think I can help much: I know very little about configure et al. A few suggestions:

Duncan Murdoch
>
>
>
> checking GL/gl.h usability... no
>
> checking GL/gl.h presence... yes
>
> configure: WARNING: GL/gl.h: present but cannot be compiled
>
> configure: WARNING: GL/gl.h: check for missing prerequisite headers?
>
> configure: WARNING: GL/gl.h: see the Autoconf documentation
>
> configure: WARNING: GL/gl.h: section "Present But Cannot Be
> Compiled"
>
> configure: WARNING: GL/gl.h: proceeding with the preprocessor's result
>
> configure: WARNING: GL/gl.h: in the future, the compiler will take
> precedence
>
> configure: WARNING: ## ------------------------------------------ ##
>
> configure: WARNING: ## Report this to the AC_PACKAGE_NAME lists. ##
>
> configure: WARNING: ## ------------------------------------------ ##
>
> checking for GL/gl.h... yes
>
> checking GL/glu.h usability... no
>
> checking GL/glu.h presence... yes
>
> configure: WARNING: GL/glu.h: present but cannot be compiled
>
> configure: WARNING: GL/glu.h: check for missing prerequisite
> headers?
>
> configure: WARNING: GL/glu.h: see the Autoconf documentation
>
> configure: WARNING: GL/glu.h: section "Present But Cannot Be
> Compiled"
>
> configure: WARNING: GL/glu.h: proceeding with the preprocessor's result
>
> configure: WARNING: GL/glu.h: in the future, the compiler will take
> precedence
>
> configure: WARNING: ## ------------------------------------------ ##
>
> configure: WARNING: ## Report this to the AC_PACKAGE_NAME lists. ##
>
> configure: WARNING: ## ------------------------------------------ ##
>
> checking for GL/glu.h... yes
>
> checking for glEnd in -lGL... no
>
> configure: error: missing required library GL
>
> ERROR: configuration failed for package 'rgl'
>
> ** Removing '/usr/local/R-2.3.1/library/rgl'
>
>
>
> I have verifed libraries are in the correct locations. Both hosts were
> built using an <almost> identical kickstart configuration file, the only
> difference being the installation of 64 bit versions of packages on the
> x86_64 hosts (i386 versions of many packages are installed on the x86_64
> host also). The x86_64 host has slightly newer versions of some
> packages, as it is ahead of the i386 host in our patch rotation. The
> OpenGL libraries are installed with
>
> xorg-x11-Mesa-libGL, xorg-x11-Mesa-libGLU, xorg-x11-devel. Freeglut and
> freeglut-devel are also installed. I have tried pointing the
> installation in various directions for headers and libraries.
>
>
>
> I apologize if I've missed any important/necessary information, and will
> provide any additional info required. Any and all assistance is greatly
> appreciated.
>
>
>
> Thanks
>
>
>
> Troy
> National Cancer Insitute Center for Bioinformatics
>
>
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