[R] Installing R on RedHat7.0

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Fri Nov 3 08:33:58 CET 2000

On 2 Nov 2000, Peter Dalgaard BSA wrote:

> Tom Wainwright <thomas.wainwright at noaa.gov> writes:
> > After that long-winded introduction, my question is:  Has anyone gotten a
> > working installation of R on RedHat 7, or on any other system with the
> > version 8.3 tcl/tk libraries, or been able to get the earlier libraries to
> > work under RH7??
> I think Brian Ripley has been using the 8.3 libraries on windows.
> delTcl is on the R side of things, defined in tcltk.c, so you're
> getting some pretty strange errors there.

I've also used them on Solaris and on RH6.2 with no problems.

> I suspect your best bet is to install R from source, which ought to be
> pretty easy - or at any rate, we'd like to know about any trouble you
> run into.

Isn't there a problem (or at least warnings) with the beta-2.96 version of
gcc that RedHat decided to use?  As I recall it, that was complaining
about the use of ## in some of the header files.  It will be in the
archives of R-help or R-devel.

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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