[Qgis-user] rpy2 isntallation fails under Ubuntu Jaunty for R 2.9.1

Robert Nuske rnuske at gwdg.de
Tue Jul 28 08:23:06 EDT 2009


Hi Nikos,

I didn't have any problems on jaunty.

Downloaded rpy2 to /usr/local/src, gunziped/untared it, changed to rpy2-2.0.6 
and run 'sudo python setup.py install'

This was last week for an r-base-dev from 
http://cran.at.r-project.org/bin/linux/ubuntu jaunty/


cheers,
  robert


Am Dienstag 28 Juli 2009 12:22:12 schrieb Nikos Alexandris:
> Hi all!
>
> Did any Ubuntero managed to isntall rpy2 under Jaunty for latest R code,
> that is R 2.9.1 ?
>
> In the past I installed rpy2 following the "official" instructions [1].
> Yesterday I tried several times, several things... but it doesn't get
> compiled/installed.
>
> R 2.9.1 is compiled/installed from source. Maybe some linking issue?
> Thanks for any hint, Nikos
> ---
>
> # some code below using rpy2-2.0.6
> $ python setup.py install
>
> R was not built as a library
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>   File "setup.py", line 153, in <module>
>     ri_ext = getRinterface_ext(RHOME, r_packversion)
>   File "setup.py", line 119, in getRinterface_ext
>     include_dirs = get_rconfig(RHOME, '--cppflags')[0].split()
>   File "setup.py", line 85, in get_rconfig
>     raise Exception(cmd + '\nreturned\n' + rconfig)
> Exception: "/usr/local/lib64/R/bin/R" CMD config --cppflags
> returned
>
> # another attempt using easy_install
> easy_install rpy2
>
> error: can't create or remove files in install directory
>
> The following error occurred while trying to add or remove files in the
> installation directory:
>
>     [Errno 13] Permission denied:
> '/usr/local/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/test-easy-install-15348.write-test'
>
> The installation directory you specified (via --install-dir, --prefix,
> or
> the distutils default setting) was:
>
>     /usr/local/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/
>
> Perhaps your account does not have write access to this directory?  If
> the
> installation directory is a system-owned directory, you may need to sign
> in
> as the administrator or "root" account.  If you do not have
> administrative
> access to this machine, you may wish to choose a different installation
> directory, preferably one that is listed in your PYTHONPATH environment
> variable.
>
> For information on other options, you may wish to consult the
> documentation at:
>
>   http://peak.telecommunity.com/EasyInstall.html
>
> Please make the appropriate changes for your system and try again.
>
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