[R-SIG-Mac] g77 from R-2.1.1.dmg won't install

Federico Calboli f.calboli at imperial.ac.uk
Fri Jul 15 17:13:23 CEST 2005

On 15 Jul 2005, at 15:45, Simon Urbanek wrote:

> Thanks, Federico,
> On Jul 15, 2005, at 10:21 AM, Federico Calboli wrote:
>> Jul 15 15:19:36 ekidna : BomFileError 13: Permission denied - /// 
>> usr/local/bin/g77
> Ah, everything is clear. The package doesn't require sufficient  
> rights. I just looked it up and it's my fault - the g77 I built has  
> root authentication enabled but the one in the CRAN dmg does not.  
> Strangely enough I was still able to install it but I had no  
> previous g77 ... anyway, a quick fix is to run the installer from  
> the command line with sudo. I'll fix the permission flag and re- 
> create the image.

do I need to specify a target with

sudo installer -pkg g77.pkg



Federico C. F. Calboli
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health
Imperial College, St. Mary's Campus
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