Re: [R] Trying to install rjags on Mac OS X 10.5

From: Lindsay Stirton <>
Date: Sun, 30 Dec 2007 17:56:11 +0000

Quoting Prof Brian Ripley <>:

> and on my Mac the pkg-config files are in /usr/local/lib/pkgconfig
> and /usr/lib/pkgconfig. Most likely it would work if PKG_CONFIG_PATH
> is not set, so try that first.

Thanks--but this still doesn't seem to get me anywhere (see below).

Macintosh:Desktop ljs$ which jags
Macintosh:Desktop ljs$ whereis jags
Macintosh:Desktop ljs$

Last login: Sun Dec 30 17:40:41 on ttys001 Macintosh:~ ljs$ echo $PKG_CONFIG_PATH

Macintosh:~ ljs$ cd Desktop/
Macintosh:Desktop ljs$ sudo R CMD INSTALL rjags_1.0.1-1.tar.gz * Installing to library '/Library/Frameworks/R.framework/Resources/library' * Installing *source* package 'rjags' ... checking for pkg-config... /opt/local/bin/pkg-config checking pkg-config is at least version 0.9.0... yes checking for JAGS... configure: error: Package requirements (jags = 1.0.1) were
not met:

No package 'jags' found

Consider adjusting the PKG_CONFIG_PATH environment variable if you installed software in a non-standard prefix.

ERROR: configuration failed for package 'rjags' ** Removing '/Library/Frameworks/R.framework/Resources/library/rjags' Macintosh:Desktop ljs$

Would I be right in thinking that the problem is not in fiding the path to pkg-config but in finding JAGS? I have

Macintosh:Desktop ljs$ which jags

Best wishes,

Lindsay Stirton mailing list PLEASE do read the posting guide and provide commented, minimal, self-contained, reproducible code. Received on Sun 30 Dec 2007 - 18:04:49 GMT

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