[R] help, what's CarbonLib 1.20?

Thomas Lumley tlumley at u.washington.edu
Fri May 4 20:59:53 CEST 2001

On Fri, 4 May 2001, Mary Loftfield wrote:

> Greetings,
> I downloaded R for my mac from software, R binaries, rm123, base and
> then downloaded "rm123.sit.hqx" Now, when I open R and try to type
> anything in the blank,  I get a message that I need CarbonLib 1.20 or
> newer to run R. Please tell me what this means and where to go to get
> it.

You can get it at

'Carbon' is the Apple codename for an API that allows developers to write
programs portable between MacOS 9 and X, as a transitional step to real
MacOS programs.

More useful information (including the above link) is in the rmac faq at
This faq was mentioned in the R-mac 1.2.3 announcement but not,
apparently, linked from CRAN.


Thomas Lumley			Asst. Professor, Biostatistics
tlumley at u.washington.edu	University of Washington, Seattle

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