[BioC] Package installtion perfect but for...

Jeff Gentry jgentry@jimmy.harvard.edu
Sun, 27 Oct 2002 22:29:52 -0500 (EST)

> -- Installing on Mandrake 8.0 from http://www.bioconductor.org/packages/devel/distrib/Bioconductor_1.0.tar.gz
> using R CMD R CMD INSTALL Bioconductor_1.0.tar.gz.  Its only error was in
> rhdf5 which gave the error:
> Installing *source* package 'rhdf5' ...  problem with rhdf5
>           [... things that are fine]
>           checking hdf5 in /sw... failed
>           configure: error: please specify a valid hdf5 installation with --with-hdf5=DIR
>           ERROR: configuration failed for package 'rhdf5'
> How to fix?

You need the HDF library installed.

See: http://hdf.ncsa.uiuc.edu/HDF5/