[Rd] problems installing rJava with R-2.8.0

From: Christian Kohler <Christian.Kohler_at_klinik.uni-regensburg.de>
Date: Wed, 29 Oct 2008 16:51:16 +0100

Dear R-developers,

I am having trouble installing rJava on R 2.8.0 / debian etch.

What goes wrong?

I am happy for every advice.


> install.packages("rJava")

Warning in install.packages("rJava") :
  argument 'lib' is missing: using
'/nfs/compdiag/package/R/lib/bioconductor/release_2.3/x86_64' --- Please select a CRAN mirror for use in this session --- Loading Tcl/Tk interface ... done
trying URL '
http://cran.rakanu.com/src/contrib/rJava_0.6-0.tar.gz' Content type 'application/x-gzip' length 234704 bytes (229 Kb) opened URL

downloaded 229 Kb

The downloaded packages are in

        /nfs/scratch/Rtmp/RtmpUMDzVa/downloaded_packages Warning message:
In install.packages("rJava") :
  installation of package 'rJava' had non-zero exit status

> sessionInfo()

R version 2.8.0 (2008-10-20)


attached base packages:
[1] stats graphics grDevices utils datasets methods base

loaded via a namespace (and not attached): [1] tcltk_2.8.0 tools_2.8.0


Christian Kohler
Institute of Functional Genomics
Computational Diagnostics
University of Regensburg (BioPark I)
D-93147 Regensburg (Germany)

Tel. +49 941 943 5055
Fax  +49 941 943 5020

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