Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Fri Jul 27 11:05:34 CEST 2012
On 27/07/2012 09:14, peter dalgaard wrote:
> On Jul 27, 2012, at 03:48 , David Winsemius wrote:
>> On Jul 26, 2012, at 4:46 AM, Guillaume Meurice wrote:
>>> Dear all,
>>> I was willing to use the library "rgl" to plot some 3D graphics, but unfortunately, I wan't able to instal the library. The error message is below.
>>> I would be very grateful if you could give me any clues about how I can solve this.
>>> Below you will find :
>>> - installation from binaries
>>> - installation from sources
>>> - sessionInfo()
>> The error messages in the"sources" install dialog suggests a problem with your system installation of freetype. I was running rgl v0.92.861 on Leopard without problems. I just tried installing the current version offered to the GUI installer, v0.92.880, restarting and got an error on attempting to load while in version 2.14.2,
>> After updating R to the current version I am able to install rgl_0.92.892 from binary using the GUI Package Installer and then load and run code in either R64 or 32-bit R.
>> You have a fairly full system. I wonder if you should restart and try with a few less packages?
>> And as Duncan suggested, you _should_ be posting on the R-SIG-Mac list.
> Yes. The new CRAN binaries work for me too (and are in the non-X11 version if run from the R app). For source compiles, I think you need to follow the hint about libraries for dependencies at the bottom of http://cran.r-project.org/bin/macosx/.
> I believe we have seen the R_decompress1 error before, though. If you can reproduce it, it might be worth digging deeper --- over on R-sig-Mac.
It almost always indicates a corrupted lazyload database. One way to
corrupt it is to update the package whilst it is in use (which corrupts
it for the running session, at least).
Brian D. Ripley, ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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