Forum: RSRUBY installation in Windows XP

E545b106de0332da20661d03fe506dd4?d=identicon&s=25 San Sambamoorthi (rtosas)
on 2009-02-15 21:36
I am using R-2.8.1 in my XP windows environment.

When i used gem to install i got the following error.  Any help to
resolve is gratefully appreciated.  Thanks

Note that i also tried with out remote option; i get the same error.


C:\ruby\bin>gem install rsruby --remote
Building native extensions.  This could take a while...
ERROR:  While executing gem ... (Gem::Installer::ExtensionBuildError)
    ERROR: Failed to build gem native extension.

ruby extconf.rb install rsruby --remote
checking for main() in R.lib... no

ERROR: Cannot find the R library, aborting.
*** extconf.rb failed ***
Could not create Makefile due to some reason, probably lack of
necessary libraries and/or headers.  Check the mkmf.log file for more
details.  You may need configuration options.

Provided configuration options:

Gem files will remain installed in
 for inspection.
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