RJava installation not working- C compiler cannot create executables

install.packages('rJava', type='source')
trying URL 'https://cran.rstudio.com/src/contrib/rJava_0.9-10.tar.gz'
Content type 'application/x-gzip' length 672577 bytes (656 KB)
downloaded 656 KB

* installing *source* package ‘rJava’ ...
** package ‘rJava’ successfully unpacked and MD5 sums checked
checking for gcc... /usr/local/Cellar/gcc/8.2.0/bin/gcc-7
checking whether the C compiler works... no
configure: error: in `/private/var/folders/0l/h5hr8zts4fx11trh248dtwzr2f0p31/T/RtmpWiy9vc/R.INSTALLa5994b4fabc3/rJava':
configure: error: C compiler cannot create executables
See `config.log' for more details
ERROR: configuration failed for package ‘rJava’
* removing ‘/Library/Frameworks/R.framework/Versions/3.5/Resources/library/rJava’
* restoring previous ‘/Library/Frameworks/R.framework/Versions/3.5/Resources/library/rJava’
Warning in install.packages :
  installation of package ‘rJava’ had non-zero exit status

The downloaded source packages are in

I'm getting this error, trying to install rJava but not being able on my MAC.


Have you installed this libraries for compiling packages on MAC OS?

Important: this release uses Clang 6.0.0 and GNU Fortran 6.1, neither of which is supplied by Apple. If you wish to compile R packages from sources, you will need to download and install those tools - see the tools directory.

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