Re: [R] R under suse linux 9.3

From: Peter Dalgaard <p.dalgaard_at_biostat.ku.dk>
Date: Thu 07 Jul 2005 - 19:39:01 EST

Ernesto Jardim <ernesto@ipimar.pt> writes:

> Mahdi Osman wrote:
> > Hi, dear list members,
> >
> > I've been using R under windows XP and I am now changing
> > my system to SUSE LINUX 9.3.
> >
> > I could figure out that there is no precompiled version
> > of R for LINUX. To get me going, I would like your help
> > regarding what I need to setup R under my SUSE LINUX.
> >
> > Which compiler do I need to be able to compile the source
> > and I was wondering if I could get GNU compiler?
> >
> > I highly appreciate your help and for taking your time.
> >
> >
> > Looking forward to hearing from you
> >
> > Regards
> >
> > Mahdi
> >
>
> Hi Mahdi,
>
> Just uncompress the file
>
> tar -xzf R-2.1.0.tar.gz

Er, 2.1.1 has been out a couple of weeks...  

> cd into the directory and do
>
> ./configure --prefix=/usr/local
> make
> make install
>
> It might happen that some packages are not installed, the most common is
> not to have the devel version of "readline" and "f2c". Just start yast
> and install these packages.

f2c ??

gcc-g77 more likely. Plus various other stuff relating to tcl/tk, etc.

> Another issue is that you should run the previous commands with your
> user and the "make install" has root.

Yes, but what was ever wrong with

http://cran.r-project.org/bin/linux/suse/9.3/RPMS/i586/R-base-2.1.1-1.i586.rpm

?

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