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Oracle R install fails with /usr/lib64/R/modules// Undefined Symbol: Curl_multi_wait (Doc ID 2321832.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 23, 2022

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Trying to install and seeing the following issue. How to resolve?

Installing package into ‘<DIRECTORY>/R/x86_64-pc-linux-gnu-library/3.3’
(as ‘lib’ is unspecified)
--- Please select a CRAN mirror for use in this session ---
Warning: failed to download mirrors file (internet routines cannot be loaded); using local file '/usr/lib64/R/../../share/doc/R-3.3.0/CRAN_mirrors.csv'
Warning: unable to access index for repository
  internet routines cannot be loaded
Warning messages:
1: In download.file(url, destfile = f, quiet = TRUE) :
  unable to load shared object '/usr/lib64/R/modules//':
  /usr/lib64/R/modules// undefined symbol: curl_multi_wait
2: package ‘MASS’ is not available (for Oracle Distribution of R version 3.3.0)

-bash-4.1$ curl --version
curl 7.19.7 (x86_64-redhat-linux-gnu) libcurl/7.19.7 NSS/3.27.1 zlib/1.2.3 libidn/1.18 libssh2/1.4.2
Protocols: tftp ftp telnet dict ldap ldaps http file https ftps scp sftp
Features: GSS-Negotiate IDN IPv6 Largefile NTLM SSL libz


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