[R] help installing packages
Peter Dalgaard BSA
p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk
Tue Nov 21 23:48:55 CET 2000
Rose Amanda Hoberman <Rose_Amanda_Hoberman at gs36.sp.cs.cmu.edu> writes:
> I was trying to install a package but received this error message:
> >R INSTALL KernSmooth_2.22-3.tar.gz
> Installing package `KernSmooth' ...
> g77 -fPIC -O2 -m486 -fno-strength-reduce -g -c blkest.f -o blkest.o
> make: g77: Command not found
> make: *** [blkest.o] Error 127
> Must I have a fortran compiler to install R packages?
Yes, if the R package contains fortran code (like this one does),
unless R itself was configure and built using the f2c program. (You
can in principle diddle the configuration so that R INSTALL uses f2c
but I strongly doubt it will be worth the trouble).
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