[R] Rcompression on MAC - where is it?

Eduardo M. A. M. Mendes emammendes at gmail.com
Mon Jul 25 15:16:05 CEST 2011

Hi there

Yes, I am sure.

I managed to compile rcompression and the package is now available.

Many thanks


On Jul 24, 2011, at 7:17 PM, Henrik Bengtsson wrote:

> Hi.
> On Tue, Jul 12, 2011 at 5:40 PM, Eduardo M. A. M. Mendes
> <emammendes at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hello
>> I need to run an r-file that works on Windows on MAC.   The first lines of the file are:
>> library(R.matlab)
>> library(Rcompression)
> Are you sure you need Rcompression?  If this is about reading (Matlab)
> MAT files, the readMat() function of R.matlab will only need
> Rcompression if the MAT files are compressed, which they may not be.
> Also, if readMat() needs the Rcompression package, it will load it
> automatically, i.e. you do not have to load it explicitly as above.
> It may or may not be that the person who wrote your script added
> "library(Rcompression)" because s/he knows that it is needed, but it
> could also be added by mistake.  Thus, try without that line and if
> Rcompression is really needed, R.matlab/readMat() will throw an error
> telling you so.
> /Henrik
>> Somehow I cannot find where Rcompression is.  Am I missing something?
>> Many thanks
>> Ed
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