improved error message for libffi

Description

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 Package libffi was not found in the pkg-config search path. Perhaps you should add the directory containing `libffi.pc' to the PKG_CONFIG_PATH environment variable No package 'libffi' found Package libffi was not found in the pkg-config search path. Perhaps you should add the directory containing `libffi.pc' to the PKG_CONFIG_PATH environment variable No package 'libffi' found Package libffi was not found in the pkg-config search path. Perhaps you should add the directory containing `libffi.pc' to the PKG_CONFIG_PATH environment variable No package 'libffi' found Package libffi was not found in the pkg-config search path. Perhaps you should add the directory containing `libffi.pc' to the PKG_CONFIG_PATH environment variable No package 'libffi' found Package libffi was not found in the pkg-config search path. Perhaps you should add the directory containing `libffi.pc' to the PKG_CONFIG_PATH environment variable No package 'libffi' found c/_cffi_backend.c:15:17: fatal error: ffi.h: No such file or directory compilation terminated. error: Setup script exited with error: command 'gcc' failed with exit status 1 ERROR: configuration failed for package ‘synapser’ * removing ‘/home/rstudio/R/x86_64-pc-linux-gnu-library/3.5/synapser’ Warning in install.packages : installation of package ‘synapser’ had non-zero exit status

Environment

RStudio AMI, Ubuntu 16.04

Status

Assignee

Unassigned

Reporter

Kelsey Montgomery

Labels

None

Validator

Sara Gosline

Release Version History

None

Fix versions

Affects versions

synapser-0.4

Priority

Major
Configure