[R-sig-Geo] rgdal in MAc OSX with R 3.0

Roger Bivand Roger.Bivand at nhh.no
Tue Apr 9 20:52:53 CEST 2013



for the first posting to ask about rgdal, rgeos, etc. on OSX for R 3.0.0. 
The rgeos package is now available for this platform (the R offering for 
OSX has changed a good deal for R 3.0.*), but rgdal is as yet not 

If you would like to help Simon Urbanek, I'm sure he would be grateful for 
assistance, but there is no guarantee that things will "just work"; "just 
working" means a small number of people doing a lot of work in their own 
time. Simon has already made a major contribution, so for now, patience is 
appropriate, he is aware of the issue.


On Tue, 9 Apr 2013, Agustin Lobo wrote:

> HI,
> After a long time of not having problems with installing rgdal
> on Mac OSX using
> setRepositories(ind=1:2)
> install.packages("rgdal")
> (and even perhaps using the gui in RStudio?)
> I get now
> package ‘rgdal’ is not available (for R version 3.0.0)
> Does anybody know if the package will be built for MAc again or do
> we have to on and compile on our own?
> Thanks
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Roger Bivand
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