[R] Loading tcltk package fails on both Rterm and Rgui
Prof Brian D Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Wed Mar 6 20:13:59 CET 2002
On Wed, 6 Mar 2002, David Lucy wrote:
> Dear all,
> > % R --vanilla
> > > library(tcltk)
> > Error in dyn.load(x, as.logical(local), as.logical(now)) :
> > unable to load shared library
> > "C:/PROGRA~1/R/RW1041/library/tcltk/libs/tcltk.dll":
> > LoadLibrary failure: One of the library files needed to run this
> > application cannot be found.
> > Error in library(tcltk) : .First.lib failed
> I'm getting exactly this on an ancient installation of Win95, but
> this time in both Rgui and Rterm. I did more or less the same things,
> but got the same result.
> > but the same error. As I said, this works fine with Rgui. Any ideas?
> more or less the same sentiment, except the Rgui bit. I have had it
> working on Win98 and Win2000 installations with no problems. Baffling.
And the answer is the same: re-read rw-FAQ Q3.6 and re-check your path.
Winmdows will find the tcl/tk DLLs if *and only if* they are in the path.
Brian D. Ripley, ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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