[R] Where is the tcltk package?
r.turner at auckland.ac.nz
Fri Apr 8 02:35:35 CEST 2011
On 08/04/11 12:30, Gabor Grothendieck wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 7, 2011 at 8:15 PM, Rolf Turner<r.turner at auckland.ac.nz> wrote:
>> Perhaps I'm being even thicker than usual, but I can't find
>> the tcltk package on CRAN. There is a tcltk2 package, which says
>> that it is a collection of supplements to tcltk, but I cannot
>> see a just-plain tcltk anywhere.
>> If I try to install tcltk2 (from the Linux command line, or using
>> install.packages() in R) it complains that it needs tcltk.
>> If I try to install tcltk using install.packages() it tells me that
>> this package is not available.
>> What is going on?
> In most distributions of R tcltk is already included. Try
> and see if you get it.
> > library(tcltk)
> Error in firstlib(which.lib.loc, package) :
> Tcl/Tk support is not available on this system
> Error in library(tcltk) : .First.lib failed for 'tcltk'
My session info is:
> > sessionInfo()
> R version 2.12.2 (2011-02-25)
> Platform: i686-pc-linux-gnu (32-bit)
>  LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 LC_NUMERIC=C
>  LC_TIME=en_US.UTF-8 LC_COLLATE=en_US.UTF-8
>  LC_MONETARY=C LC_MESSAGES=en_US.UTF-8
>  LC_PAPER=en_US.UTF-8 LC_NAME=C
>  LC_ADDRESS=C LC_TELEPHONE=C
>  LC_MEASUREMENT=en_US.UTF-8 LC_IDENTIFICATION=C
> attached base packages:
>  datasets utils stats graphics grDevices methods base
> other attached packages:
>  misc_0.0-13 gtools_2.6.2 spatstat_1.21-7 deldir_0.0-13
>  mgcv_1.7-3 fortunes_1.4-0 MASS_7.3-11
> loaded via a namespace (and not attached):
>  grid_2.12.2 lattice_0.19-17 Matrix_0.999375-46 nlme_3.1-98
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