[R] No joy installing R with shared libs
Arne.Muller at aventis.com
Tue Sep 9 14:10:28 CEST 2003
I've experienced similar failures with the RSperl installation. So I'd be
interested if someone sorts out the library misery ... ;-)
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Laurent Faisnel [mailto:laurent.faisnel at ariase.com]
> Sent: 09 September 2003 12:48
> To: r-help at stat.math.ethz.ch
> Subject: Re: [R] No joy installing R with shared libs
> >> Can some kind soul please give me a fool proof recipe for
> building R
> >> and RSPython so that it actually works?
> > I don't have a recipe, but one thought to help debug the
> process: Try
> > installing RPy . RPy also provides access to R via
> Python and uses
> > the libR.so library. If you can install and "import rpy" without
> > problem then it must be an issue with RSPython.
> I had problems of the same kind recently and finally gave up.
> I tried to install Rpy without success, errors with
> undetected libraries
> occured while I was making the "import rpy" from python
> (especially with
> Since I was not sure R was correctly configured I downloaded
> the latest
> version R-1.7.1 and tried to install it with R-enable-shared
> option. I
> could not get out of numerous errors.
> Please tell me whether the problem you had calling RSPython is solved
> after installing RPy (if it was possible to install it).
> Good luck.
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