Re: [R] FW: Suse RPM installation problem

From: Peter Dalgaard <P.Dalgaard_at_biostat.ku.dk>
Date: Fri, 22 Jun 2007 11:10:50 +0200

Stephen Henderson wrote:
> Thanks for your help
>
> As you suggested I do indeed have a 64bit version called exactly the same
>
> PC5-140:/home/rmgzshd # rpm -qf /usr/lib/libpng12.so.0
> libpng-32bit-1.2.8-19.5
> PC5-140:/home/rmgzshd # rpm -qf /usr/lib64/libpng12.so.0
> libpng-1.2.8-19.5
>
> SO how do I tell rpm to find this and not the 32bit file? Or do I need to edit something in the rpm file?
>
> Thanks
>
>
Odd... Do you actually _have_ /usr/lib64/libpng12.so.0 (whereis didn't seem to find it) --- as opposed to "rpm -qf" telling you which package contains the file? If not, try (re)installing libpng, possibly with --force.
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Peter Dalgaard [mailto:p.dalgaard_at_biostat.ku.dk]
> Sent: Thu 6/21/2007 6:34 PM
> To: Stephen Henderson
> Cc: r-help_at_stat.math.ethz.ch
> Subject: Re: [R] FW: Suse RPM installation problem
>
> Stephen Henderson wrote:
>
>> Hello
>>
>> I am trying to install the R RPM for Suse 10.0 on an x86_64 PC. However
>> I am failing a dependency for "libpng12.so.0" straight away
>>
>>
>>
>> PC5-140:/home/rmgzshd # rpm -i R-base-2.5.0-2.1.x86_64.rpm
>> error: Failed dependencies:
>> libpng12.so.0(PNG12_0)(64bit) is needed by R-base-2.5.0-2.1.x86_64
>>
>> I do seem to have this file
>>
>> PC5-140:/home/rmgzshd # whereis libpng12.so.0
>> libpng12.so: /usr/lib/libpng12.so.0 /usr/local/lib/libpng12.so
>>
>> but presuming that it is not the 64bit version mentioned I went looking
>> for a 64 bit version but could not find it through google.
>>
>> However reading the Installation manual I noted that libpng is mention
>> in the context of a source build. I therefore downloaded "libpng-1.2.18"
>> (v-1.2.8 or later is specified in the manual) and succesfully compiled
>> this. This did not however help with my problem.
>>
>> Any suggestions?
>>
>>
>>
> I have
>
> viggo:~/>rpm -qf /usr/lib/libpng12.so.0
> libpng-32bit-1.2.12-25
> viggo:~/>rpm -qf /usr/lib64/libpng12.so.0
> libpng-1.2.12-25
> viggo:~/>rpm -q R-base
> R-base-2.5.0-2.1
>
>
>
>> Thanks
>> Stephen Henderson
>>
>>
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