[R] Install from source

Martin Maechler maechler at stat.math.ethz.ch
Fri Feb 9 17:41:08 CET 2001

>>>>> "Daniel" == Daniel A Powers <dpowers at mail.la.utexas.edu> writes:

    Daniel> R-users --
    Daniel> I changed the file.tgz files to file_ and tryed the install (on my linux
    Daniel> 5.2 and solaris boxes). Here's is what I get (solaris)

    Daniel> dahlia{dpowers}52: R CMD INSTALL gnlm_
    Daniel> Installing source package `gnlm' ...
    Daniel> libs
    Daniel> gcc -I/home/soc/faculty/dpowers/R-1.2.1/include  -I/usr/local/include
    Daniel> -fPIC  -g -O2 -c dist.c -o dist.o
    Daniel> o gnlm. dist.o -lg2c -lm  -L/usr/ccs/lib -L/usr/lib
    Daniel> -L/usr/local/lib/gcc-lib/sparc-sun-solaris2.6/2.95.2
    Daniel> -L/usr/local/sparc-sun-solaris2.6/lib -L/usr/ccs/bin -L/usr/ccs/lib
    Daniel> -L/usr/local/lib -lm
    Daniel> make: o: Command not found
    Daniel> make: [gnlm.] Error 127 (ignored)
    Daniel> cp: *.so: No such file or directory
    Daniel> ERROR: Compilation failed for package `gnlm'

    Daniel> Any ideas?

It's again Lindsey's  nonstandard R packages (sorry Jim but its true)
AFAIK he still ships a <pkg>/src/Makefile 
which has been strongly discouraged for a least a year now.

Your solution :

# 1. Unpack
 tar xfvz gnlm.tgz

# 2. remove the garbate
 rm gnlm/src/Makefile

# 3. Install
 R INSTALL gnlm 

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