[R] package 'rimage' install error on FreeBSD

Rainer Hurling rhurlin at gwdg.de
Sat Jan 13 14:32:47 CET 2007

After not reaching the package maintainer (takashina at computer.org) I 
hope someone on R-help@ can help.

I tried to install rimage_0.5-7.tar.gz under FreeBSD-7.0 CURRENT as root
with the following command:

    R CMD INSTALL rimage_0.5-7.tar.gz

It stops with the following errors in the configure script:

    checking fftw.h usability... no
    checking fftw.h presence... no
    checking for fftw.h... no

On my system this header file is located under


Different FreeBSD packages need different versions of fftw, so I have
three versions installed:


Is it possible that this is the reason for not finding the header?

The installation works well, when giving configure-args with the paths:

R CMD INSTALL --configure-args="--with-fftw-include=/usr/local/include/ 
--with-jpeg-include=/usr/local/include/" rimage_0.5-7.tar.gz

Anyone else having this problem on FreeBSD?

Many thanks in advance,

Rainer Hurling

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