Re: [R] rgl build warnings and loading error on Linux

From: Duncan Murdoch <murdoch_at_stats.uwo.ca>
Date: Wed, 09 Apr 2008 11:15:25 -0400

On 4/9/2008 10:53 AM, Liviu Andronic wrote:
> Dear R users,
>
> This is a follow-up of a recent discussion on building rgl on Gentoo
> Linux. Please read bellow.
>
> On Tue, Mar 18, 2008 at 7:24 PM, Charles C. Berry <cberry_at_tajo.ucsd.edu> wrote:

>>  Below substitute 'nvidia-drivers' or whatever you use for
>> <your-video-drivers>
>>
>>         emerge -D mesa <your-video-drivers>
>>         revdep-rebuild -X
>>         R
>>         install.packages("rgl")
>>

>
> I have entirely updated my system using "emerge -tva -DNu world", also
> meaning that I switched to R version 2.6.2. I have rebuilt all
> packages broken by this update using "revdep-rebuild -i -tva -X". Just
> to make sure, afterwards I have also "emerge -tva mesa
> xf86-video-i810". My mesa USE flags look like this:
> localhost liviu # eix mesa
> media-libs/mesa
> Installed versions: 7.0.2(15:23:17 09/04/08)(video_cards_i810
> -debug -doc -kernel_FreeBSD -motif -nptl -pic [..])
>
> Building and loading rgl has only switched the error message:
>> dyn.load("/usr/lib/R/library/rgl/libs/rgl.so")

> Error in dyn.load("/usr/lib/R/library/rgl/libs/rgl.so") :
> unable to load shared library '/usr/lib/R/library/rgl/libs/rgl.so':
> /usr/lib/R/library/rgl/libs/rgl.so: undefined symbol: glNormal3f
>
> Previously it was: "undefined symbol: glTexCoordPointer".
>
> Does this look like an rgl or a Gentoo Linux issue? Would any of the
> disabled mesa USE flags be worth enabling?

glNormal3f and glTexCoordPointer are both OpenGL entry points used by rgl, so the messages are indicating a linking problem. But I don't know enough about Linux to recognize whether that's because of something wrong with Gentoo or what you did, or something wrong with the rgl configure script.

Duncan Murdoch

>
> Thank you in advance,
> Liviu



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