[R] A problem with X11 "headers/libs".
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Fri Jan 11 12:41:43 CET 2013
On 11/01/2013 11:28, Milan Bouchet-Valat wrote:
> Le vendredi 11 janvier 2013 à 22:45 +1300, Rolf Turner a écrit :
>> I am trying to build R-patched from source on a (newly installed)
>> Fedora 17 system on a new laptop.
>> When I do the usual ./configure the procedure comes to a halt
>> with the error message:
>>> configure: error: --with-x=yes (default) and X11 headers/libs are not
>> But X11 is installed, and when I did
>> sudo yum install libX11-devel.x86_64
>> I was told that this package was also already installed.
>> What do I do to make the headers/libs "available" please?
> FWIW, here I have all of these installed. I have no idea which ones are
> required, but installed them is cheap, so probably worth testing:
> libXScrnSaver-devel libXau-devel libXcomposite-devel libXcursor-devel libXdamage-devel libXext-devel libXfixes-devel libXft-devel libXi-devel libXinerama-devel libXpm-devel libXrandr-devel libXrender-devel libXt-devel libXv-devel libXtst-devel
The test (and an R build) needs libXt-devel as well as libX11-devel. As
the manual does say ....
>> Rolf Turner
>> P. S. Is there a way to get a binary version of R-patched for Fedora 17,
>> e.g. by using "yum install <something>"? Nothing, that I could think of
>> to try, worked.
>> R. T.
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