[R] xgobi interface

Martin Maechler maechler at stat.math.ethz.ch
Tue Apr 11 14:54:03 CEST 2000

>>>>> "Kaspar" == Kaspar Pflugshaupt <pflugshaupt at geobot.umnw.ethz.ch> writes:

    Kaspar> (message from 11.4.2000 13:02 Uhr):
    >> i just installed the xgobi interrface,
    >> and this is what i get
    >> when i try to run the example
    >> things don't work
    >>> xgobi(laser)
    >> xgobi -title 'laser' -std mmx -dev 2 /tmp/unixR3e07S15fb &
    >>> Neither the file 2 nor 2.dat exists
    >> what am i doing wrong?

    Kaspar> Nothing, I guess. The same thing turned up here. It seems that
    Kaspar> xgobi does not interpret the "dev" option as it should. A quick
    Kaspar> fix is to comment out the respective line in the "xgobi" R
    Kaspar> interface function (somewhere near the beginning, forgot the
    Kaspar> actual line). Disables the "dev" functionality, of course. But
    Kaspar> then, xgobi works.

    Kaspar> Has anybody else seen this? Any hints?

{Prof Brian Ripley has already answered this to some extent}

You are using an outdated version of the R interface for Xgobi.
Please use 
(or another reasonable means)
to get the current version (1.1-8) of xgobi  
{i.e., just the R interface to it} from  CRAN.

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