[R] Installing quantreg package under Ubuntu

Frank E Harrell Jr f.harrell at vanderbilt.edu
Sun Aug 16 20:13:55 CEST 2009

Does any have installation instructions for this?  When I run 
install.packages('quantreg') I get:

gcc -std=gnu99 -shared -o quantreg.so akj.o boot.o brute.o chlfct.o 
cholesky.o combos.o crq.o crqfnb.o dsel05.o etime.o extract.o idmin.o 
iswap.o kuantile.o mcmb.o penalty.o powell.o rls.o rq0.o rq1.o rqbr.o 
rqfn.o rqfnb.o rqfnc.o sparskit2.o srqfn.o srqfnc.o srtpai.o -llapack 
-lblas -lgfortran -lm -lgfortran -lm -L/usr/lib/R/lib -lR
/usr/bin/ld: cannot find -llapack

 > sessionInfo()
R version 2.9.0 (2009-04-17)


attached base packages:
[1] stats     graphics  grDevices utils     datasets  methods   base

loaded via a namespace (and not attached):
[1] tcltk_2.9.0 tools_2.9.0

Frank E Harrell Jr   Professor and Chair           School of Medicine
                      Department of Biostatistics   Vanderbilt University

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