Re: [R] Installing rgl on linux

From: Peter Dalgaard <p.dalgaard_at_biostat.ku.dk>
Date: Mon 26 Jul 2004 - 02:52:28 EST

Georg von Graevenitz <gvg@vwl.wi.tu-muenchen.de> writes:

> I have attempted to install rgl form within R and from a shell using the
> tarball (rgl_0.64-13.tar.gz). I attach the output for both attempts
> below.
[chop]

> In file included from glgui.h:9,
> from gui.h:10,
> from x11gui.h:10,
> from x11lib.cpp:13:
> opengl.h:19:19: GL/gl.h: No such file or directory
> opengl.h:20:20: GL/glu.h: No such file or directory

This is the problem. rgl needs to work with (surprise) GL libraries and include files. With SuSE 9.0 the thing you need is

> rpm -qf /usr/include/GL/gl.h
XFree86-Mesa-devel-4.3.0.1-33

and later on

XFree86-Mesa-4.3.0.1-33

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