[R] Unable to install rtiff package
sarah.goslee at gmail.com
Wed Oct 17 21:56:03 CEST 2012
You need both the Ubuntu libtiff and the libtiff-dev packages before
you can install rtiff.
You can use the Ubuntu package manager to install it just as you'd add
any other linux package.
On Wed, Oct 17, 2012 at 11:37 AM, Joël Lafond Lapalme
<Joel.Lafond.Lapalme at usherbrooke.ca> wrote:
> Hello all,
> i am using Ubuntu 12.04 and I have R 2.14.1
> When i try to install the rtiff package I got this error:
> > install.packages("rtiff")
> Installing package(s) into
> (as ‘lib’ is unspecified)
> --- Please select a CRAN mirror for use in this session ---
> Loading Tcl/Tk interface ... done
> trying URL
> Content type 'application/x-gzip' length 102323 bytes (99 Kb)
> opened URL
> downloaded 99 Kb
> * installing *source* package ‘rtiff’ ...
> ** package ‘rtiff’ successfully unpacked and MD5 sums checked
> checking for gcc... gcc
> checking for C compiler default output file name... a.out
> checking whether the C compiler works... yes
> checking whether we are cross compiling... no
> checking for suffix of executables...
> checking for suffix of object files... o
> checking whether we are using the GNU C compiler... yes
> checking whether gcc accepts -g... yes
> checking for gcc option to accept ANSI C... none needed
> checking for TIFFOpen in -ltiff... no
> Error: Could not find libtiff.
> ERROR: configuration failed for package ‘rtiff’
> * removing ‘/home/lapalmejo/R/i686-pc-linux-gnu-library/2.14/rtiff’
> * restoring previous
> The downloaded packages are in
> Warning message:
> In install.packages("rtiff") :
> installation of package ‘rtiff’ had non-zero exit status
> But I have libtiff install... I search a lot on the web and try all solution
> but nothing solve my problem.
> I suppose that i did not install libtiff correctly, I tried a lot of
> things... but nothing work.
> I need a detailed procedure to install libtiff and install the rtiff
> Let me know if you have a solution or if you had a similar problem.
> Thank you
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