Re: [R] dependency help for FC2 rpm

From: Yuandan Zhang <yzhang4_at_une.edu.au>
Date: Wed 30 Mar 2005 - 16:33:16 EST

On 29 Mar 2005 22:04:51 +0200
Peter Dalgaard <p.dalgaard@biostat.ku.dk> wrote:

> Steve Sherman <ssherman@cemml.colostate.edu> writes:
>
> > I am having difficulty with dependencies for the R rpm for Fedora Core 2.
> >
> > In attempting to load R-2.0.0.0.fdr.1.fc2.i386.rpm it fails the
> > libtk8.4.so dependency even though I have this library loaded. The
> > library is located in: /usr/local/lib.
> >
> > How might I tell R where to find this library? I am new to Linux and
> > loading rpms so I am hoping there is a simple answer and that the
> > problem is related to my inexperience. Thanks in advance for any
> > assistance.

It is most likely the rpm looks for this lib at /usr/lib, you may create a symbolic link eg

cd /usr/lib
ln -s /usr/local/libtk8.4.so .

of cource, you must have a root access to do this.

>
> You need to install the RPM dependencies that it depends on. A
> libtk8.4.so in /usr/local/lib doesn't come from a standard RPM. You
> need to install the tk (and tcl) RPM from CD's or a Fedora repository.
>
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