[R] installing R on Red Hat 7.1
baron at cattell.psych.upenn.edu
Thu Jun 13 19:27:03 CEST 2002
On 06/13/02 09:59, Ka Yee Yeung wrote:
>I'm having trouble installing R from the binary to my red hat 7.1 box.
>There are 2 rpm files on the web site:
>When I did:
>> rpm -ivh R-recommended-1.5.0-1.i386.rpm
>error: failed dependencies:
> R-base = 1.5.0 is needed by R-recommended-1.5.0-1
> libblas.so.3 is needed by R-recommended-1.5.0-1
> libR.so is needed by R-recommended-1.5.0-1
You need to install R-base before R-recommended, or at the same
time, by giving rpm ... two arguments. And it is much better to
use -Uvh rather than -ivh in general (unless you need both
versions of something).
>I can't find libblas.so.3 and libR.so on the web site.
libR.so is part of R base, so that will be taken care of.
libblas.so.3 is a puzzle. It might be provided by R-base,
but on my system it is provided by a package called blas, which
you can get from http://rpmfind.net/linux/RPM/
it is the "Basic Linear Algebra..." package. My hunch is that
it is part of R-base, so I would try that first.
More advice: learn how to use rpm. It is a wonderful tool. Look
at all the options of rpm -q, for example. And "rpmfind" is
always helpful too.
Jonathan Baron, Professor of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania
R page: http://finzi.psych.upenn.edu/
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