Re: [R] R under suse linux 9.3

From: michael watson (IAH-C) <michael.watson_at_bbsrc.ac.uk>
Date: Thu 07 Jul 2005 - 20:07:06 EST


I've been successfully using R on SuSe linux for the last 2 years and I use the rpm :-)

-----Original Message-----
From: r-help-bounces@stat.math.ethz.ch
[mailto:r-help-bounces@stat.math.ethz.ch] On Behalf Of Ernesto Jardim Sent: 07 July 2005 10:48
Cc: r-help@stat.math.ethz.ch
Subject: Re: [R] R under suse linux 9.3

Peter Dalgaard wrote:
> 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
>
> ?
>

Hi,

Probably nothing is wrong with the rpm, I just prefer to compile it myself ...

Regards

EJ



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