[R] RE: new packages: geepack and KMsurv

Peter Dalgaard BSA p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk
Tue Oct 8 10:27:10 CEST 2002

Jari Oksanen <jarioksa at sun3.oulu.fi> writes:

> duncan at research.bell-labs.com said:
> > is the libR.so.  That means that at some stage you compiled R with the
> > --enable-R-shlib flag and built libR.so.  Then, when you installed a
> > new version of R, you did not use the --enable-R-shlib flag. So
> > libR.so was not built. But when a package is installed and libR.so
> > exists, that package is linked against the libR.so. So when that
> > previously compiled package is loaded into the new R that has no
> > libR.so, you get the error message you are seeing.
> > library(akima) # Like it should be: not installed with this version
> Error in library(akima) : There is no package called `akima'
> > dyn.load("/usr/lib/R/library/akima/libs/akima.so")
> Error in dyn.load(x, as.logical(local), as.logical(now)) : 
> 	unable to load shared library "/usr/lib/R/library/akima/libs/akima.so":
>   libR.so: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
> I am bushed.

Nono. You just need to read what Duncan was saying: It's the shared
libraries *in the packages* that are referring to libR.so. Rebuild R

path/to/configure --enable-R-shlib && make 

Then your old libraries should work (although I suspect that the ones
that you rebuilt now do not work....).

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