[R] Installation error on Sun Solaris

Peter Dalgaard p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk
Wed Jul 20 22:00:47 CEST 2005

"Richard Valliant" <rvalliant at survey.umd.edu> writes:

> This is from a colleague who is attempting to install R 2.1.1 on a Sun
> machine. I hope this is sufficient information for someone to give us
> some pointers.
> thanks,
> Richard
> Our system is a Sunfire 480 running Solaris V2.8
> The LD_LIBRARY_PATH is set
> to:/usr/local/bin:/usr/lib:/usr/openwin/libL/opt/SUNWspro/libThe
> path:/usr/local/lib     does not exist on our server.The configure
> results in several errors. The final one states:"Error:
> --with-readlines=yes (default) and headers/libs are not available"

Either install the readline library/headerfiles, or use
--with-readline=no (and live without command line editing).

> install instructions next indicate that the command "make" is to be ran.
> This results in the following message:"make: Fatal error: No arguments
> to build" 

Yes, this assumes that the configure step succeeded. 

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