[R] Re: Help with Hmisc/Design installation in R-aqua (apple)

Thomas Lumley tlumley at u.washington.edu
Wed Jan 28 17:34:38 CET 2004

On Wed, 28 Jan 2004, Bema Bonsu wrote:
> Thanks thomas and pj. As requested I am attaching the generated error
> message when I attempt to install the Hmisc and Design packages. What do I
> do next?
> * Installing *source* package 'Hmisc' ...
> ** libs
> g77   -fno-common  -g -O2 -c cidxcn.f -o cidxcn.o
> ERROR: compilation failed for package 'Hmisc'
> ** Removing '/Users/bema/Library/RAqua/library/Hmisc'
> make: g77: Command not found
> make: *** [cidxcn.o] Error 127

Either you don't have the g77 Fortran compiler or it isn't where R expects
to find it. Many packages don't need Fortran, but it appears Hmisc does.
The RAqua web page has information on where to find the Fortran compilers.


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