[Rd] Pcre install

Adi Gherman @d|g @end|ng |rom jhu@edu
Tue May 14 15:50:28 CEST 2019


it looks like you need to compile PCRE using the -enable-utf8 flag. Check out Toby’s post about this (the PCRE error specifically): https://tdhock.github.io/blog/2017/compiling-R/

Hope this helps,

Adi Gherman, MCS
Research Associate
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
615 N. Wolfe Street, E3007
Baltimore, MD 21205

On May 14, 2019, at 9:44 AM, yueli <yueli7 using 126.com<mailto:yueli7 using 126.com>> wrote:


I downloaded R-3.6.0.tar.gz from https://cran.r-project.org/src/base/R-3/.

I tried to install R-3.6.0.tar.gz in Ubuntu system.

Thanks in advance for any help!


checking for pcre.h... yes
checking pcre/pcre.h usability... no
checking pcre/pcre.h presence... no
checking for pcre/pcre.h... no
checking if PCRE version >= 8.20, < 10.0 and has UTF-8 support... no
checking whether PCRE support suffices... configure: error: pcre >= 8.20 library and headers are required

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