Re: [R] RMySQL adn FC6 - install fail

From: Peter Dalgaard <P.Dalgaard_at_biostat.ku.dk>
Date: Tue 02 Jan 2007 - 15:18:25 GMT

R Gott wrote:

(With a name like that you'd better get good at this....) ;-)
> Dear anybody
>
> I am running Fedora Core 6 with the latest version of R.
>
> When I try to install the package RMySQL I get this message:
>
> * Installing *source* package 'RMySQL' ...
> creating cache ./config.cache
> checking how to run the C preprocessor... /lib/cpp
> checking for compress in -lz... no
> checking for getopt_long in -lc... no
> checking for mysql_init in -lmysqlclient... no
> checking for mysql.h... no
> checking for mysql_init in -lmysqlclient... no
> checking for mysql_init in -lmysqlclient... no
> checking for mysql_init in -lmysqlclient... no
> checking for mysql_init in -lmysqlclient... no
> checking for mysql_init in -lmysqlclient... no
>
> Configuration error:
> Could not locate the library "libz" required by MySQL.
>
> INSTRUCTIONS:
>
> The "libz" library is required by the MySQL client library
> in order to compress/uncompress connections between clients
> and the MySQL engine.
>
> Make sure you have "libz" installed properly and/or included
> in your $LD_LIBRARY_PATH. Perhaps it is not in any of the
> standard directories (e.g., /usr/lib/, /usr/local/lib)?
>
> Aborting the installation of RMySQL.
>
> I haev checked my installation adn foudn teh follwing files:
>
> /usr/lib/libz.so (whcih points to)
> /usr/lib/libz.so.1.2
>
>
(not .so.1.2.3 ?)
> Any help woudl be appreciated. I couldn't find anytign in teh archives.
>
> Richard
>
>

Looks like I have

[pd@janus ~]$ rpm -qf /usr/lib64/libz.so zlib-devel-1.2.3-3
[pd@janus ~]$ rpm -q zlib
zlib-1.2.3-3

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