[Rd] about R CMD check
p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk
Tue Jan 25 10:04:38 CET 2005
Douglas Bates <bates at stat.wisc.edu> writes:
> Uwe Ligges wrote:
> > xt_wang at cse.concordia.ca wrote:
> >> hello,
> >> I create a package which includes C code and Lapack. But when I run
> >> " R CMD
> >> check ". an error message, "/usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lfrtbegin "
> >> occurs. could
> >> you tell me what is the problem?
> > OS? R version? Self compiled or rpm/apt get?
> Looks like RedHat Linux from the name of the libraries.
> > Why do you check "var" when the package claims to be called "WXT"?
> > Before any checking it is a good idea to try R CMD INSTALL ...
> > (which does not work either, I guess).
> My guess is that an f2c or g2c development package needs to be
> installed. On a Debian system the library comes from the libg2c0-dev
> $ dlocate libfrtbegin
> libg2c0-dev: /usr/lib/libfrtbegin.a
More likely it is Fortran itself that isn't there:
$ rpm -qf `locate libfrtbegin`
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