Compiling PL/R (R language module for PostgreSQL database)

Joe Conway mail at
Mon Feb 14 16:12:16 PST 2011

On 02/14/2011 01:35 PM, Ryan Schmidt wrote:
> On Feb 14, 2011, at 11:50, Joe Conway wrote:
>>> It complains that it can'f find the Rversion.h or Rdevices.h
>>> header files they are actually in a sub-directory
>>> (/opt/local/lib/R/include/x86_64).
>> I've never seen such a location for the R include files
> Well, it's the location the developers of R have chosen for their
> include files these days; you'll have to ask them why they chose
> that. It's certainly not a usual place for include files to go on Mac
> OS X or in MacPorts. It's unique to R.
> See also

Thanks for that explanation. I wonder why they did that only on Mac? My
Linux box (with R built from source) has no such architecture-dependent


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