[R-SIG-Mac] latest two builts refuse to launch
Rob J Goedman
goedman at mac.com
Tue Apr 19 18:16:48 CEST 2005
Just checked this on 10.3.8, 10.3.9 and 10.4.pre, they all behave
similarly. On 10.4.pre, from a terminal,
'open -a R.app' actually works (and shows a minor issue I'll look
into). On 10.3 it shows the launch
services error -10810.
Unfortunately 10810 is 'unknown error' in the launch services. The 1393
Xcode builds do
work fine on all versions.
Could something have gone wrong in this particular nightly build? It
happens with both R-GUI and
On Apr 19, 2005, at 8:16 AM, William Revelle wrote:
> Simon and Denis,
> Trying to be a good netizin I too tried the Mac nightly build of R.app
> from Simon's page. This is the R-GUI.dmg file that a few days ago
> worked beautifully. (Thank you for the nice additions).
> However, when launching the program from the finder (not Terminal), I
> got the error -10810 reported by Denis.
> I am running Mac OSX 10.3.8
> I just tried downloading it again, with the same problem.
> Simon says that "R is supposed to be run in Terminal or other
> shell-like environment" but in fact the daily build of late last week
> was double clickable from the Finder, leading me to believe that it
> was meant to behave that way.
> I am running R 2.0.1 with Mac Gui 1.01. It was the attempt at Mac Gui
> 1.0.2 pre experimental build 1393 that is causing the problem.
> Thanks for all the good work.
> At 9:17 AM -0500 4/19/05, Simon Urbanek wrote:
>> On Apr 19, 2005, at 5:14 AM, Denis Chabot wrote:
>>> I downloaded versions of R dating from 17 and 18 of April. Both
>>> refuse to launch. I don't know if the problem is with these builds
>>> or with my recent upgrade to 10.3.9...
>> We didn't release a binary for Mac OS yet, so there are many
>> possibilities of what could have went wrong - please describe how you
>> build your R.
>>> Double-clicking produces a short dialog indicating error -10810
>> Umm.. how can you double-click R? R is supposed to be run in Terminal
>> or other shell-like environment.
>>> The log that automatically opens when I launch Console.app says:
>>> 2005-04-19 05:59:23.547 SystemUIServer app path =
>> R.app has not been released for R 2.1 yet, so I'm wondering what you
>> are trying there. Did you build R.app from the current sources? Note
>> that the nightly build uses R 2.0 and is therefore not compatible
>> with R 2.1. We will switch to 2.1 only after the official release of
>> binaries for Mac OS X.
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