[BioC] Rgraphviz install problem

Seth Falcon sfalcon at fhcrc.org
Mon Apr 10 16:46:46 CEST 2006

Shamit Soneji <shamit.soneji at imm.ox.ac.uk> writes:
> I'm having trouble running Rgraphviz 1.8. The installation appears to go
> OK, but calling Rgraphviz in a session invokes the following error:
>> library(Rgraphviz)
> Loading required package: graph
> Loading required package: cluster
> Loading required package: Ruuid
> Error in dyn.load(x, as.logical(local), as.logical(now)) :
>         unable to load shared library
> '/usr/local/lib/R/site-library/Rgraphviz/libs/Rgraphviz.so':
>   libdotneato.so.0: cannot open shared object file: No such file or
> directory
> Error: .onLoad failed in 'loadNamespace' for 'Rgraphviz'
> Error: package/namespace load failed for 'Rgraphviz'
> ###########
> As far as I can tell I have all the dependencies installed above the
> minimum required version. The install looks like the following:

Where are the graphviz shared libraries (the .so files) installed?
Most likely, you need to add them to your linker path.  On Linux, try:

export LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/path/to/graphviz/libs

+ seth

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