[R] tcl/tk

Uwe Ligges ligges at statistik.uni-dortmund.de
Thu Sep 30 16:51:55 CEST 2004

Filippo BISCARINI wrote:

> Hi all,
> I am already using R under Window and would like now to try and install it
> under Unix; I read I need tcl/tk installed so I connected to
> http://www.scriptics.com downloaded the file and extracted them to a
> directory tcltk beside R. I configured (./configure) both packages (tcl and
> tk) and compiled (make) them but I am not sure about how to proceed now:
> should I launch the command make install? Should I edit the config.site of R
> to specify some configuration variables? But how?

Yes, make install is sufficient on most systems.

> Does anybody know anything about it and have suggestions on how to go on and
> properly install tcl/tk and subsequently R?

make install

In the common case, R's configure detects the tcl/tk installation ...

Uwe Ligges

> I should be able to complete the installation of R once I worked around this
> tcl/tk hindrance.
> Thank you very much,
> Filippo Biscarini
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