ESS and S-PLUS on a Macintosh
jackman at stanford.edu
Wed Oct 16 22:58:51 CEST 2002
best hope is perhaps R. Emacs, ESS and R all sit comfortably together
on my OS/X box, and have for well over a year now.
-- simon jackman
On Wednesday, October 16, 2002, at 12:06 PM, Rodney Sparapani wrote:
>> I wasn't thinking about the Intel vs PPC difference. Is there
>> now a version of the Mac OS that runs on Intel hardware?
>> I don't know what Darwin, lxrun, and ELF are.
>> I don't currently have a Mac. But would be interested in getting one,
>> either Intel or PPC, if I'd be able to run S+ and ESS.
> Darwin is the open source part of Mac OS X that has been ported to PPC
> and Intel
> platforms. It's mainly just the core of services like a Linux kernel.
> people have added the rest of the GNU/Linux stuff so you basically get
> without the Linux kernel (I know, it is confusing). ELF is a standard
> distribution type, but now that I think of it, Darwin probably doesn't
> it anyway since they use Mach-O binaries (again, more confusion). So,
> the short
> answer is that Mac OS doesn't exist on Intel, but the long answer
> depends on
> what you really mean by Mac OS. In any case, it doesn't appear that
> you would
> be able to run S+ on Darwin for either Intel or PPC because of the ELF
> Mach-O difference in their binaries. The only likely solution is if a
> Mac OS X
> version of S+ was released. Sorry to get your hopes up.
> Rodney Sparapani Medical College of Wisconsin
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