Comment 6 for bug 1325325

Daniel Neel (dneelyep) wrote :

Also, if anyone's using Ansible by chance, here are some playbook entries I'm using to install Rserve and work around this problem:

  - name: Install Rserve
    apt: pkg=r-cran-rserve state=latest

    # === Fix Ubuntu's broken Rserve package ===
    # Ubuntu's rserve package doesn't set symlinks properly.
    # See here for more info: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/rserve/+bug/1325325
    - file: src=/usr/lib/R/site-library/Rserve/libs/Rserve dest=/usr/lib/R/bin/Rserve owner=root state=link force=yes
    - file: src=/usr/lib/R/site-library/Rserve/libs/Rserve.dbg dest=/usr/lib/R/bin/Rserve.dbg owner=root state=link force=yes