[Rd] tkrplot not working in R 2.13.0
pdalgd at gmail.com
Wed May 4 19:43:03 CEST 2011
On May 4, 2011, at 19:26 , Greg Snow wrote:
> It looks like the spaces in the path is the problem, when I run the line below with shQuote then everything starts working and all is right with the world again.
Just for fun, see if it also works with
tcl("load", file, "Rplot")
(.Tcl(paste(....)) is just *so* turn of the millennium, and particularly vulnerable to "quoting hell" effects.)
> Gregory (Greg) L. Snow Ph.D.
> Statistical Data Center
> Intermountain Healthcare
> greg.snow at imail.org
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Prof Brian Ripley [mailto:ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk]
>> Sent: Wednesday, May 04, 2011 10:35 AM
>> To: Greg Snow
>> Cc: R Devel List
>> Subject: Re: [Rd] tkrplot not working in R 2.13.0
>> What example are you trying? The code in ?trkplot works for me.
>> However, it looks to me like that piece of advice in the rw-FAQ about
>> no spaces in your path has come back to bite you (I of course do not
>> have such spaces). I think this should be
>> .Tcl(paste("load", shQuote(file), "Rplot"))
>> or some such.
>> On Wed, 4 May 2011, Greg Snow wrote:
>>> The tkrplot package is not working in version 2.13.0 for windows. I
>> contacted the maintainer who unfortunately does not have easy access to
>> a windows computer and says that it is working on the other platforms.
>>> I traced the problem down to the line in the .First.lib function:
>>> .Tcl(paste("load", file, "Rplot"))
>>> With file being "C:/Program Files/R/R-
>> 2.13.0/library/tkrplot/libs/i386/tkrplot.dll" on my system. I did
>> check that the file exists and it can even be loaded using dyn.load,
>> but when running the .Tcl command by hand it produces the following
>>> Error in structure(.External("dotTcl", ..., PACKAGE = "tcltk"), class
>> = "tclObj") :
>>> [tcl] could not find interpreter "Rplot".
>>> It works in previous versions of R, so I am guessing that this is
>>> due to some change in R, or the tcl with R 2.13.0, or how tkrplot
>>> was compiled under the new R, or possibly something else.
>>> Does anyone else have any insights?
>>> R version 2.13.0 (2011-04-13)
>>> Platform: i386-pc-mingw32/i386 (32-bit)
>>>  LC_COLLATE=English_United States.1252
>>>  LC_CTYPE=English_United States.1252
>>>  LC_MONETARY=English_United States.1252
>>>  LC_NUMERIC=C
>>>  LC_TIME=English_United States.1252
>>> attached base packages:
>>>  tcltk stats graphics grDevices utils datasets
>>>  base
>>> other attached packages:
>>>  TeachingDemos_2.7 tkrplot_0.0-19
>>> loaded via a namespace (and not attached):
>>>  tools_2.13.0
>>> Gregory (Greg) L. Snow Ph.D.
>>> Statistical Data Center
>>> Intermountain Healthcare
>>> greg.snow at imail.org
>>> R-devel at r-project.org mailing list
>> Brian D. Ripley, ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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