[R] R won't start right

Dirk Eddelbuettel edd at debian.org
Thu Jun 27 15:40:19 CEST 2002

> By the way: I also tried using the debian woody packages available via
> CRAN. There are two issues, one major and one minor:
> - Minor issue: woody is referred to as Debian 2.3, when it's actually
> Debian 3.0.

Where is that reference made?  Could you point to a concrete file to fixed?

> - Major issue: there's a dependancy problem. I installed r-base and
> r-recommended from the CRAN archive and tried to run them, but got an
> error loading libraries on libblas.so.2: no such file or directory.

Strange, you should have gotten an error on installation then.  Which Debian
package did you install:  "stable" or "testing/unstable"?  

Anyway, please install any of the packages providing a blas library -- either 
the non-optimised blas package or an optimised Atlas library matching your 


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