[Rd] Hmisc for Mac OSX.

Ken Beath kjbeath at kagi.com
Tue Nov 6 10:38:11 CET 2007

On 06/11/2007, at 8:59 AM, Rolf Turner wrote:

> I'm not sure if this is the right target to which to direct this post,
> but I couldn't think of anything more appropriate.

R-Sig-Mac https://stat.ethz.ch/mailman/listinfo/r-sig-mac is for mac  
specific problems

> I just downloaded the Hmisc package to the Imac that I use.  When I
> attempted
> to load it I got an error to the effect that it could not load the
> library:
> /Library/Frameworks/R.framework/Versions/2.5/Resources/lib/
> libgfortran.2.dylib
> Note the ``2.5'' in the foregoing path name; I am currently running
> 2.6.0, and
> I suspect that this is the problem --- i.e. the Mac binary on CRAN
> was built
> under 2.5.x and this does not work with 2.6.y.
> I note that the source and Windoze Hmisc packages are designated as
> 3.4-3, but
> the Mac package is designated as 3.4-2 which would appear to imply
> that it's
> a step behind.
> Could the Mac binary be updated please?  Thanks.

The mac binary at central CRAN is a t3.4-3, so it is probably a mirror  
problem,  CRAN works for me, but uni of melbourne has the old Hmisc,  
but it works under 2.6 anyway.


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