Re: [Rd] Installation oddity on Fedora Core 5 (PR#8814)

From: <mschwartz_at_mn.rr.com>
Date: Thu 27 Apr 2006 - 16:22:57 GMT


On Thu, 2006-04-27 at 18:10 +0200, sudiptob@biostat.umn.edu wrote:
> Hello guys:
>
> I recently installed FC 5 linux and installed R from source. It installed
> fine, but there was an oddity that I want to report. Although I used
>
> ./configure --prefix=/usr/local/R-2.3.0
>
> make
>
> it did not seem to recognize the prefix and went ahead and installed it in
> the source directory -- I usually ``tar xzf'' it to my home directory
> and run the installation scripts from there (as root) to install to
> /usr/local/R-2.3.0
>
>
> This procedure worked fine on earlier versions of Fedora as well as on
> debian and other distros. Wonder if this is a gcc-4.1 or GNU make issue.
>
> Any feedback will be much appreciated.
>
> Tx.
>
> Sudipto.

This question may be akin to "Is the computer plugged in?", but did you also run:

  make install

?

HTH, Marc Schwartz



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