Problem building math/R: texi2dvi needed but missing on your system

Anton Shterenlikht mexas at bristol.ac.uk
Mon Aug 1 09:33:50 UTC 2011


On Mon, Aug 01, 2011 at 10:33:33AM +0200, Benjamin Stier wrote:
> Hello everybody,
> 
> I'm trying to build math/R. Compilation went fine, but when I try to 
> 'make install' I get the following error:
> 
> > ERROR: 'texi2dvi' needed but missing on your system.
> > *** Error code 1
> > 
> > Stop in /usr/ports/math/R/work/R-2.13.1/doc/manual.
> > *** Error code 1 (ignored)
> > cd: can't cd to /usr/local/lib/R/lib
> > *** Error code 2
> > 
> > Stop in /usr/ports/math/R.
> 
> I have a texi2dvi4a2ps binary as you can see here.
> 
> > # where texi2dvi4a2ps
> > /usr/local/bin/texi2dvi4a2ps
> > # pkg_info -W /usr/local/bin/texi2dvi4a2ps
> > /usr/local/bin/texi2dvi4a2ps was installed by package a2ps-a4-4.13b_4
> 
> Has anyone else seen this problem before and can give me some tipps?

yes, bf@ is dealing with it

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