RE: [R] install.packages parameters

From: Liaw, Andy <andy_liaw_at_merck.com>
Date: Tue 17 May 2005 - 22:15:33 EST


Caveat: I know next to nothing about Mac...

That said, my guess is that you installed R from binary, rather than building from source. In that case the compilers and flags, etc., are configured to the machine that the binary is built on. You can look in $RHOME/etc/Makeconf to see the settings, and see if changing them helps.

Andy

> From: jerosenb@fas.harvard.edu
>
> Hello.
>
> R is having some trouble installing a package because it
> passed arguments to
> gcc which were non-existent directories and files. It also
> didn't find
> g77, although it's in a directory in my $PATH; I tricked it
> by making a
> sym link in /usr/bin.
>
> What file does R get these parameters from?
> I've looked for the parameters in the package source, the
> install.packages
> help pages, and the R preferences menu, all to no avail.
>
> I am running R 2.1.0 on Mac 10.3.8, and three days ago I installed a
> different package from source where installation involved gcc without
> any problems, and nothing has changed since then. The packages I'm
> trying to install are Joe Schafer's mix, norm, and cat.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Janet
>
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