[Bioc-devel] Cairo Error on MacOS on Bioc 3.9

Obenchain, Valerie V@lerie@Obench@in @ending from Ro@wellP@rk@org
Mon Dec 17 18:52:01 CET 2018

Hi Christian,

This is a known - there are no Mac binaries for El Capitan for R 3.6 at 
this point. We don't build Cairo from source on the Mac builder, we use 
the binary from CRAN. Once CRAN makes the binary available your package 
will build.


On 12/14/18 4:37 AM, Christian Mertes wrote:
> Dear Bioconductor team,
> I noticed that my package OUTRIDER and also some others have an issue
> with the Cairo package.
> The error is:
> .onLoad failed in loadNamespace() for 'Cairo', details:
>     call: dyn.load(file, DLLpath = DLLpath, ...)
>     error: unable to load shared object
> '/Library/Frameworks/R.framework/Versions/3.6/Resources/library/Cairo/libs/Cairo.so':
> dlopen(/Library/Frameworks/R.framework/Versions/3.6/Resources/library/Cairo/libs/Cairo.so,
> 6): Symbol not found: _FcConfigGetCurrent
>     Referenced from:
> /Library/Frameworks/R.framework/Versions/3.6/Resources/library/Cairo/libs/Cairo.so
>     Expected in: flat namespace
>    in
> /Library/Frameworks/R.framework/Versions/3.6/Resources/library/Cairo/libs/Cairo.so
> https://bioc.ism.ac.jp/checkResults/devel/bioc-LATEST/OUTRIDER/merida2-checksrc.html
> https://bioc.ism.ac.jp/checkResults/devel/bioc-LATEST/CATALYST/merida2-checksrc.html
> Also the same error came up in earlier versions already and was then solved.
> https://stat.ethz.ch/pipermail/bioc-devel/2015-June/007643.html
> I guess this is rather an issue of the test server. But if you need more
> information on this, please let me know.
> Best regards,
> Christian Mertes

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