[R] Rgobi installation failed, thanks for help

Christoph Lehmann christoph.lehmann at gmx.ch
Mon Sep 8 14:42:38 CEST 2003

I coudn't install Rgobi: Details:
my system: Redhat 9.0

platform i686-pc-linux-gnu
arch     i686
os       linux-gnu
system   i686, linux-gnu
major    1
minor    7.0
year     2003
month    04
day      16
language R

--what I did:

downloaded ggobi /ggobi_0.99-10.tar.gz

to run: /usr/local/src/ggobi/bin/ggobi
runs fine

installed Rggobi (as recommended at
as non-root:
bash-2.05b$ R_HOME=/usr/lib/R
bash-2.05b$ export R_HOME
bash-2.05b$ GGOBI_ROOT=/usr/local/src/ggobi
bash-2.05b$ export GGOBI_ROOT
bash-2.05b$ R_LIBS=/usr/lib/R/library
bash-2.05b$ export R_LIBS

as su:
ln -s $GGOBI_ROOT/lib/libggobi.so /usr/lib/
ln -s $GGOBI_ROOT/lib/libgtkext.so /usr/lib/
R CMD INSTALL Rggobi_0.53-0.tar.gz
Error in "class<-"(*tmp*, value = Class) :
        couldn't find function "objWithClass"
Warning message:
package methods in options("defaultPackages") was not found
Error in "class<-"(*tmp*, value = Class) :
        couldn't find function "objWithClass"
Error in library("methods") : .First.lib failed
Execution halted
/usr/local/lib/R/bin/INSTALL: line 1: 11697 Broken pipe             cat
ERROR: execution of package source for 'Rggobi' failed

many thanks for your help

Christoph Lehmann <christoph.lehmann at gmx.ch>

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