Re: [R] configure fails on new Redhat Enterprise System

From: Peter Dalgaard <p.dalgaard_at_biostat.ku.dk>
Date: Thu, 14 Feb 2008 19:57:14 +0100

Katherine.Gowan_at_UCHSC.edu wrote:
> Hello all,
>
> I have a new Redhat enterprise system that I'm trying to get set up with all the goodies I need, including R-2.6.1. I got all of the required dependencies including readline. However, configure dies with:
> configure: error: --with-readline=yes (default) and headers/libs are not available
>
FAQ 7.20 and 2.6 should answer this.

> Here are all the lines of output relating to readline:
>
> checking readline/history.h usability... yes
> checking readline/history.h presence... yes
> checking for readline/history.h... yes
> checking readline/readline.h usability... yes
> checking readline/readline.h presence... yes
> checking for readline/readline.h... yes
> checking for rl_callback_read_char in -lreadline... no
> checking for rl_callback_read_char in -lreadline... no
> configure: error: --with-readline=yes (default) and headers/libs are not available
>
> When I tried './configure --with-readline=no' it got through this trouble spot just fine, but then died on:
> --with-x=yes and X11 header/libs are not available
>
> I know I have readline and X11. I believe all my search paths are correct.
>
> (yum doesn't seem to have R. apt probably does, but I think you have to choose one or the other and I've been using yum.)
>
> Any thoughts would be greatly appreciated!
> Thanks,
> Katherine Gowan :-)
> Unix/Linux guy for Human Medical Genetics Research @ University of Colorado
>
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