[R] tclk, tcltk

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Tue Oct 12 16:39:43 CEST 2004

What is package `tclk'?  I think you have a typo somewhere in your code.
At a guess you have

Depends: tclk

in a DESCRIPTION file for one of your packages.

On Tue, 12 Oct 2004, Jean Eid wrote:

> I have been having problems with these two 'libraries' since I installed
> 2.0.0.
> I have built a package with couple of functions so that I can load it at
> startup every time R is booted. The problem is that I have the following
> error every time I call the library
> Loading required package: tclk
> Error: package 'tclk' could not be loaded
> In addition: Warning message:
> There is no package called 'tclk' in: library(pkg, character.only = TRUE, logical = TRUE, lib.loc = lib.loc)
> However I can load tcltk library now (thanks to Dirk for helping me with
> this). I can load the functions I have in the library and everything works
> fine.
> I cannot find any information on this except the following thread which
> was not resolved.
> http://tolstoy.newcastle.edu.au/R/help/04/01/0410.html

It was resolved, and in any case it was about installing 64-bit Tcl/Tk on 
Solaris, something that was (and is) covered in the R Installation manual.

> Any help or ideas are greatly appreciated.
> P.S. what is the difference between tclk and tcltk? and why calling the
> installed library is requiring tclk? I just made up a dummy package with a
> function
> fun<-function(x) x^2
> just to test and the same thing happens (Loading required package: tclk
> ...).
> This is on a Linux debian unstable with the kernel  2.4.20-bf2.4-xfs

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