[R] Help with RGDAL

David Winsemius dwinsemius at comcast.net
Fri Oct 30 20:16:08 CET 2009

On Oct 30, 2009, at 1:51 PM, Pablo Alvarez wrote:

> Hello,
> We (two mac users) have been attempting to install rgdal from "http://www.kyngchaos.com/software:frameworks 
> ", given that it is not available as a binary on the CRAN (binaries)  
> of the "Package Installer".
> I have also tried to solve this problem by looking on the net for an  
> old question, and though I have found it, the answers do not help  
> very much because our porgraming skills are embryonic.
> Our GIS professor has suggested we ask you guys how to proceed with  
> the CRAN (source). Any suggestions or direction to an old document  
> dealing with this?
> Thank you very much for your help,
> Pablo and Margarita
> PS. We have already installed: GDAL (for QGIS) and "sp" (for R)

There is a Mac-specific list to which this would be more appropriate.

The maintainer of that version of rgdal also suggests in the readme  
that accompanies the software that you can contact him for  
installation questions.


David Winsemius, MD
Heritage Laboratories
West Hartford, CT

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