[R] Problem in installing R add-on package(not from CRAN)

Dirk Eddelbuettel edd at debian.org
Sun May 25 03:21:46 CEST 2003

On Sat, May 24, 2003 at 10:03:51PM -0300, pingzhao wrote:
> Hi all,
> I downloaded a R package (supclust, not from CRAN) in my directory, then type:
> markov:/home/pingzhao> R CMD INSTALL supclust_1.1.tar.gz -l ~/lib
> but met the following errors
> * Installing *source* package 'supclust' ...
> ** libs
> /usr/local/lib/R/bin/SHLIB: make: not found
> ERROR: compilation failed for package 'supclust'
> Does it mean the R has not properly installed? what are problems here???

You don't have the required build tools, in this case make.

Did you build R on that machine, or was a pre-built binary installed?


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