[R] problems in loading MASS
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Fri Apr 13 01:21:19 CEST 2007
I think the installation has no problem as indicated by
"install.packages()". Anyway, I tried your way but unfortunately it
does not help.
On 4/12/07, Charilaos Skiadas <skiadas at hanover.edu> wrote:
> I have never had much success installing packages from within R.app
> on MacOSX, because the location that it is supposed to save things, /
> Library/Frameworks/...., needs elevated priviledges, which the app
> doesn't seem to try to get. So it at best ends up saving it in some
> temporary location, and it has to be downloaded again next time R is
> As a result, I have always downloaded the tgz file from my browser,
> then go to the terminal in that folder and do a "sudo R CMD INSTALL
> But perhaps I am doing something wrong and one can do this properly
> from within R.app, I would love to be wrong on this one.
> > sessionInfo()
> R version 2.4.1 (2006-12-18)
> attached base packages:
>  "stats" "graphics" "grDevices" "utils" "datasets"
> "methods" "base"
> Haris Skiadas
> Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
> Hanover College
> On Apr 12, 2007, at 6:04 PM, Weiwei Shi wrote:
> > Hi, there:
> > After I upgraded my R to 2.4.1, it is my first time of trying to use
> > MASS and found the following error message:
> >> install.packages("MASS")
> > --- Please select a CRAN mirror for use in this session ---
> > trying URL 'http://cran.cnr.Berkeley.edu/bin/macosx/universal/
> > contrib/2.4/VR_7.2-33.tgz'
> > Content type 'application/x-gzip' length 995260 bytes
> > opened URL
> > ==================================================
> > downloaded 971Kb
> > The downloaded packages are in
> > /tmp/RtmpmAzBwa/downloaded_packages
> >> library(MASS)
> > Error in dyn.load(x, as.logical(local), as.logical(now)) :
> > unable to load shared library
> > '/Library/Frameworks/R.framework/Versions/2.4/Resources/library/
> > MASS/libs/i386/MASS.so':
> > dlopen(/Library/Frameworks/R.framework/Versions/2.4/Resources/
> > library/MASS/libs/i386/MASS.so,
> > 6): Library not loaded:
> > /usr/local/gcc4.0/i686-apple-darwin8/lib/libgcc_s.1.0.dylib
> > Referenced from:
> > /Library/Frameworks/R.framework/Versions/2.4/Resources/library/MASS/
> > libs/i386/MASS.so
> > Reason: image not found
> > Error: package/namespace load failed for 'MASS'
> >> sessionInfo()
> > R version 2.4.1 (2006-12-18)
> > i386-apple-darwin8.8.1
> > locale:
> > en_US.UTF-8/en_US.UTF-8/en_US.UTF-8/C/en_US.UTF-8/en_US.UTF-8
> > attached base packages:
> >  "stats" "graphics" "grDevices" "utils" "datasets"
> > "methods" "base"
> > other attached packages:
> > randomForest dprep
> > "4.5-18" "1.0"
> >> version
> > _
> > platform i386-apple-darwin8.8.1
> > arch i386
> > os darwin8.8.1
> > system i386, darwin8.8.1
> > status
> > major 2
> > minor 4.1
> > year 2006
> > month 12
> > day 18
> > svn rev 40228
> > language R
> > version.string R version 2.4.1 (2006-12-18)
> > Thanks
> > --
> > Weiwei Shi, Ph.D
> > Research Scientist
> > GeneGO, Inc.
Weiwei Shi, Ph.D
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