[R] C compile problem on Ubuntu linux

Dirk Eddelbuettel edd at debian.org
Wed Aug 30 03:01:39 CEST 2006

On 20 August 2006 at 15:29, Frank E Harrell Jr wrote:
| Manuel Castejón Limas wrote:
| > Hello,
| > I've just compiled Hmisc ok under dapper.
| > I think you need to further install some packages.
| > Have you installed libc6-dev?
| > I would start installing the build-essential package.
| > Best wishes
| > Manuel
| Thanks Manuel, apt-get install build-essential solved the problem.

FWIW r-base-dev also depends on build-essential, so problem-solving tip
number one ("if on Debian and building things for R, install r-base-dev")
still applies.

Cheers, Dirk

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