[R] "ungültige Versionsspezifikation"

Martin Maechler maechler at stat.math.ethz.ch
Wed Aug 15 15:26:42 CEST 2007

>>>>> "JK" == John Kane <jrkrideau at yahoo.ca>
>>>>>     on Wed, 15 Aug 2007 08:55:59 -0400 (EDT) writes:

    JK> I think we need more information about your system.
    JK> Please run
    JK> sessionInfo()
    JK> and include the information in another posting.

Yes, indeed.
However R version 2.3.1 seems a bit too old to fit to a current
version of cairo (rather 'cairoDevice' ??).

And BTW: It is a *package*, not a library!!!

Martin Maechler, ETH Zurich

    JK> --- "Mag. Ferri Leberl" <ferri.leberl at gmx.at> wrote:

    >> Dear everybody,
    >> excuse me if this question ist trivial, however, I
    >> have now looked for
    >> an answer for quite a while and therefore dare
    >> placing it here.
    >> I want to export .svg-files and got here the advice
    >> to employ the
    >> cairo-library.
    >> I downloaded the *current*-version here and expanded
    >> it
    >> to /usr/local/lib/R/site-library.
    >> library(cairo) returned ungültige
    >> Versionsspezifikation (INVALID VERSION
    >> I got some answer here (EPM39), but, stupid enough,
    >> I could not employ
    >> it as I don't know where to look for the variable
    >> named there.
    >> The R-version I employ is 2.3.1.
    >> Can anybody solve the (probably simple) problem?
    >> Thank you in advance.
    >> Yours, Ferri

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