Newbie question

Matthieu Dubois Matthieu.Dubois at
Fri Mar 16 08:25:47 PDT 2007


the problem is R software, who check its external dependencies only  
in /usr/local. Thanks to a R archive, Gtk2 was recognised by first  
entering in the  bash the following line:

export PATH=/opt/local/bin:$PATH

Best regards,


Le 16 Mar 2007 à 14:46, Joseph Lipowski a écrit :

> Matthieu,
> I am a bit of a newbie also.  Generally you can run " make check"  
> after the "make install".  I don't know if ithat is still valid  
> using macports.  It is likely the case, though I typically install  
> manually so I may be in error.
> Best regards,
> Joe Lipowski
> On Mar 16, 2007, at 9:34 AM, Matthieu Dubois wrote:
>> Dear Macports Users,
>> I am newbie to macports and even to the terminal. I needed gtk2  
>> for compatibility with RGtk2 (a R stat software package). I thus  
>> installed mac ports (from binary), and  port install gtk2 without  
>> any problem. However, when trying to to install the R package  
>> (within R, of course), no GTK was detected (and installation  
>> failed). Checking the path in my ~/.profile gives:
>> export PATH=/opt/local/bin:/opt/local/sbin:$PATH
>> Thus, my --certainly-- basic question: what's wrong ? How  can I  
>> check that gtk2 was correctly installed (port installed indicates  
>> gtk2 was installed) and accessible ?
>> Thanks a lot,
>> Matthieu Dubois
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