[R-sig-Geo] Linux or OS X on Macbook Pro Retina?
h.wickham at gmail.com
Wed Jun 19 15:08:41 CEST 2013
>> Although I'm not an actual user, I think that it will be important to
>> install GRASS and its dependencies first, then the R packages using
>> those components (rgdal, rgeos, etc) from source, linking dynamically
>> to the underlying dylibs, as one would typically do on Linux. One
>> reason for this is to maintain consistency in the PROJ and GDAL
>> metadata (things like EPSG), which differ for different versions of
>> say PROJ.
> That makes sense - so to install e.g. rgdal, I would use
> | install.packages("rgdal, type="source")
> after before installing the dependencies. I will try it out by
> installing the dependencies vie Macports, which makes it quite
Use homebrew, not macports. It's much better written.
This should just work without further config (at least it has for me
in the past):
brew install rgdal
install.packages("rgdal", type = "source")
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