[R] Help in installing rggobi in ubuntu linux

Kenneth Cabrera krcabrer at une.net.co
Mon Jul 9 05:15:39 CEST 2007

Hi R users.

I am experimenting with ubuntu 7.04 Feisty.

I install the ggobi package with apt-get.

I got almost all the packages, but
when I try to obtain rggobi, I got
this message:

Aviso en install.packages("rggobi") : argument 'lib' is missing: using  
--- Please select a CRAN mirror for use in this session ---
Loading Tcl/Tk interface ... done
probando la URL  
Content type 'application/x-gzip' length 401451 bytes
URL abierta
downloaded 392Kb

* Installing *source* package 'rggobi' ...
checking for pkg-config... /usr/bin/pkg-config
checking pkg-config is at least version 0.9.0... yes
checking for GGOBI... configure: creating ./config.status
config.status: creating src/Makevars
** libs
gcc -std=gnu99 -I/usr/share/R/include -I/usr/share/R/include -g  
-DUSE_EXT_PTR=1 -D_R_=1      -fpic  -g -O2 -c brush.c -o brush.o
En el fichero incluído de brush.c:1:
RSGGobi.h:5:22: error: GGobiAPI.h: No existe el fichero ó directorio
In file included from RSGGobi.h:6,
                  from brush.c:1:
conversion.h:174: error: expected ‘=’, ‘,’, ‘;’, ‘asm’ or  
‘__attribute__’ before ‘asCLogical’
conversion.h:176: error: expected ‘=’, ‘,’, ‘;’, ‘asm’ or  
‘__attribute__’ before ‘asCRaw’

--- snip ---

brush.c:124: error: ‘t’ no se declaró aquí (primer uso en esta  
brush.c:124: error: ‘s’ no se declaró aquí (primer uso en esta  
brush.c:124: error: el objeto ‘GGOBI(<erroneous-expression>)’ llamado  
no es una función
brush.c: En el nivel principal:
brush.c:135: error: expected ‘)’ before ‘cid’
make: *** [brush.o] Error 1
chmod: no se puede acceder a  
`/usr/local/lib/R/site-library/rggobi/libs/*': No existe el fichero ó  
ERROR: compilation failed for package 'rggobi'
** Removing '/usr/local/lib/R/site-library/rggobi'

The downloaded packages are in
Warning message:
installation of package 'rggobi' had non-zero exit status in:  

What am I doing wrong?

Thank you for your help.
Kenneth Roy Cabrera Torres
Cel 315 504 9339

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