[R-sig-Geo] Help with rgdal on MACOS
alobolistas at gmail.com
Thu Dec 23 08:36:35 CET 2010
Actually, more alternatives:
3. Suggested by Ralf Strasse:
Install Xcode tools from Apple (is recommended anyway for many
applications). This will install several compilers.Afterwards
installing from source should work fine.
And also select on CRAN under Mac OS X installation "Tools" and
installe gfortran (and the other two - you may need them another
4. Downloading binary from kyngchaos
and installing with
(I'm guessing the directory, is this the downloading directory by
default in Macs?)
Any advice on which one is the best alternative?
2010/12/23 Agustin Lobo <alobolistas at gmail.com>:
> Dea all,
> Quite a number of students will be using MAC for a course in which we
> will make use
> of rgdal and raster. As I do not have an easy access to MAC machines
> and I've found quite
> a number of different options, I'm seeking some clarifications.
> Students will have gdal and other dependencies installed from
> kyngchaos as they should have QGIS installed.
> Under these circumstances, which alternative is better:
> 1. As suggested by Roger in
> 2. Install rgdal from source.
> 2.1. As stated at the end of
>> R CMD INSTALL
> 2.2. Using homebrew:
> brew install gdal
> R CMD INSTALL –configure-args=’–with-proj-include=/usr/local/lib’
> (in this case, is the brew command using the kyngchaos gdal?)
> 3. Other alternatives
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