Re: [R] Problem installing R on openSUSE 10.3

From: Detlef Steuer <detlef.steuer_at_hsu-hamburg.de>
Date: Wed, 16 Jul 2008 08:02:12 +0200

On Tue, 15 Jul 2008 09:58:28 -0700 (PDT) A Ezhil <ezhil02_at_yahoo.com> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> I didn't try automatic dependency resolution instead installed each library one by one. It seems that tcl is installed and the libtcl8.4.so exists.
>
> Below is the info from the system:
> > rpm -q tcl
> tcl-8.4.15-22
> > whereis libtcl8.4.so
> libtcl8.4: /usr/lib64/libtcl8.4.so
> > rpm -i R-base-2.7.1-6.1.i586.rpm
> error: Failed dependencies:
> libtcl8.4.so is needed by R-base-2.7.1-6.1.i586
>
> Am I missing something?

Ah, yes! You have a 64-bit version of tcl but an i586 version of R. You must choose the same architecture for all components.

Regards
Detlef

>
> Thanks,
> Ezhil
>
> --- On Tue, 7/15/08, Detlef Steuer <detlef.steuer_at_hsu-hamburg.de> wrote:
>
> > From: Detlef Steuer <detlef.steuer_at_hsu-hamburg.de>
> > Subject: Re: [R] Problem installing R on openSUSE 10.3
> > To: r-help_at_r-project.org
> > Cc: ezhil02_at_yahoo.com
> > Date: Tuesday, July 15, 2008, 9:46 PM
> > On Tue, 15 Jul 2008 07:08:24 -0700 (PDT)
> > A Ezhil <ezhil02_at_yahoo.com> wrote:
> >
> > > Dear All,
> > >
> > > I am trying to install R 2.7 on my openSUSE 10.3. I
> > have faithfully followed instruction at
> > http://cran.r-project.org/bin/linux/suse/ReadMe.txt. I have
> > downloaded all the RPMs but still R complains about:
> > >
> > > libtcl8.4.so is needed by R-base-2.7.1-6.1.i586
> > >
> >
> > Did you try automatic dependency resolution or did you
> > download piece by piece?
> >
> >
> > > I searched for this library and found a one,
> > tcl-8.4.15-22.i586.rpm at openSUSE distribution site and
> > installed. But R still complains about the same missing
> > library.
> >
> > What gives
> > rpm -q tcl ?
> >
> > libtcl is provided by that package. I suspect somthing went
> > wrong
> > when you installed tcl.
> >
> > If tcl indeed is installed. Does libtcl physically exist ?
> > Here I get:
> > whereis libtcl8.4.so
> > libtcl8.4: /usr/lib/libtcl8.4.so
> >
> > Just wild guesses, but it's a new error ...
> >
> > Best regards
> > Detlef Steuer
> >
> > >
> > > I don't know what I have to do now. Could please
> > help me fixing this?
> > >
> > > Thanks.
> > >
> > > Best regards,
> > > Ezhil
> > >
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