Rsubread install problems on CentOS 6.8/R3.4.1/gcc/4.8.2
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hjmangalam • 0
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>  sessionInfo()
R version 3.4.1 (2017-06-30)
Platform: x86_64-pc-linux-gnu (64-bit)
Running under: CentOS release 6.8 (Final)

Matrix products: default
BLAS: /usr/lib64/
LAPACK: /usr/lib64/atlas/

[1] LC_CTYPE=en_US.iso885915       LC_NUMERIC=C                   
[3] LC_TIME=en_US.iso885915        LC_COLLATE=en_US.iso885915     
[5] LC_MONETARY=en_US.iso885915    LC_MESSAGES=en_US.iso885915    
[7] LC_PAPER=en_US.iso885915       LC_NAME=C                      
[9] LC_ADDRESS=C                   LC_TELEPHONE=C                 
[11] LC_MEASUREMENT=en_US.iso885915 LC_IDENTIFICATION=C            

attached base packages:
[1] stats     graphics  grDevices utils     datasets  methods   base      

loaded via a namespace (and not attached):
[1] compiler_3.4.1

I'm trying to install your Rsubread pkg for a user here on our cluster. The problem seems to be that I'm getting basic C errors which is odd for such a long-lived package. Is there a missing header file in this package?

The errors below are from R 3.4.1, but I get essentially identical ones from other R versions using gcc/4.8.2.

The install was initiated, after loading the R/3.4.2 module, with:

> source("")
> biocLite("Rsubread") 


* installing *source* package 'Rsubread' ...                                                
@@@@@ The operating system is Linux.                                                        
** libs                                                                                     
mpicc -I/data/apps/R/3.4.1/lib64/R/include -DNDEBUG   -I/data/apps/curl/7.52.1/include/curl
-I/data/apps/pcre/8.40/include -I/data/apps/xz/5.2.3/include -I/data/apps/bzip2/1.0.6/incl
ude -I/data/apps/zlib/1.2.8/include   -DMAKE_FOR_EXON -D SUBREAD_VERSION="\"Rsubread 1.26.0
\"" -fpic  -g -O2 -std=c99  -c HelperFunctions.c -o HelperFunctions.o                       
HelperFunctions.c: In function 'mac_str':                                                   
HelperFunctions.c:822:18: error: storage size of 'ifr' isn't known                          
    struct ifreq ifr;                                                                      
HelperFunctions.c:823:19: error: storage size of 'ifc' isn't known                          
    struct ifconf ifc;                                                                     
HelperFunctions.c:835:64: error: invalid application of 'sizeof' to incomplete type 'struct 
    const struct ifreq* const end = it + (ifc.ifc_len / sizeof(struct ifreq));             
HelperFunctions.c:837:23: error: increment of pointer to an incomplete type 'struct ifreq'  
    for (; it != end; ++it) {                                                              
HelperFunctions.c:838:32: error: dereferencing pointer to incomplete type 'struct ifreq'    
        strcpy(ifr.ifr_name, it->ifr_name);                                               

Full Errors at:

OS is CentOS 6.8 on AMD Bulldozer: AMD Opteron(tm) Processor 6320

Env via printenv:

The module environment is:

$ module li 
Currently Loaded Modulefiles:
 1) gcc-libs/5.3.0            7) bzip2/1.0.6
 2) gcc/5.3.0                 8) xz-utils/5.2.3
 3) openmpi-1.8.8/gcc-5.3.0   9) pcre/8.40
 4) tcl-tk/8.6.4             10) curl/7.52.1
 5) fftw/3.3.4               11) cern_root/5.34.36
 6) zlib/1.2.8               12) R/3.4.1



linux rsubread installation • 777 views
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Mike Smith ★ 5.0k
Last seen 4 hours ago
EMBL Heidelberg / de.NBI

The ifreq struct should be defined in <net/if.h>, which for me is found in /usr/include/.  Is it present on your system, and included during compilation?  

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I have the same error and I found /usr/include/net/if.h in my system. How can I know whether it is included udring compilation?

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After I give the net/if.h in compilation, it still not working...the command is below.....

gcc -std=c99 -I/usr/include/ -I/lustre/home/fubeide/soft/R-3.4.0/include -DNDEBUG   -I/lustre/home/fubeide/lib/include  -DMAKE_FOR_EXON -D SUBREAD_VERSION="\"Rsubread 1.26.1\"" -w -fpic  -g -O2  -c HelperFunctions.c -o HelperFunctions.o


HelperFunctions.c: In function ‘mac_str’:
HelperFunctions.c:824:18: error: storage size of ‘ifr’ isn’t known
     struct ifreq ifr;
HelperFunctions.c:825:19: error: storage size of ‘ifc’ isn’t known
     struct ifconf ifc;


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ok, it's my fault.....the error is gone after I remove the       -std=c99         in compilation................


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