[BioC] persistent errors

Edoardo Saccenti saccenti at cerm.unifi.it
Tue Dec 28 17:38:36 CET 2004

Trying to install XML package as many of you
have kindly told me, i get others error:
is the first time I experience such a lot of problems....
maybe a not well done R installation?? or simply a dependencies problem?

> install.packages2("XML")
Note: You did not specify a download type.  Using a default value of: Source
This will be fine for almost all users

[1] "Attempting to download XML from 
[1] "Download complete."
[1] "Installing XML"
* Installing *source* package 'XML' ...
checking for gcc... gcc
checking for C compiler default output... a.out
checking whether the C compiler works... yes
checking whether we are cross compiling... no
checking for suffix of executables...
checking for suffix of object files... o
checking whether we are using the GNU C compiler... yes
checking whether gcc accepts -g... yes
checking for gcc option to accept ANSI C... none needed
checking how to run the C preprocessor... gcc -E
checking for xml-config... no
checking for xml2-config... no
Cannot find xml2-config
ERROR: configuration failed for package 'XML'
>From URL:  http://www.bioconductor.org//CRANrepository
        XML version 0.95-6

Warning message:
Installation of package XML had non-zero exit status in: installPkg(fileName, 
pkg, pkgVer, type, lib, repEntry, versForce)

"Raffiniert ist der Herr Gott,
 aber boshaft ist Er nicht."

Dr. Edoardo Saccenti
FiorGen Pharmacogenomics Foundation
CERM Nuclear Magnetic Resonace Research Center
Scientific Pole - University of Florence
Via Luigi Sacconi n° 6
50019 Sesto Fiorentino (FI)
tel: +39 055 4574193
fax: +39 055 4574253
saccenti at cerm.unifi.it

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