[R-SIG-Mac] rgl dependency?

Dan Putler putler at sauder.ubc.ca
Wed Oct 5 22:24:10 CEST 2005

There shouldn't be. John Fox took out the dependency on rgl largely  
so it would run on OS X. I might post this to the r-sig-gui list as  
well since John monitors that list and not the r-sig-mac list. You do  
need rgl for 3-D plots, and getting rgl to run is a common thread in  
this list.

Dan Putler

On 5-Oct-05, at 11:59 AM, Timothy Bates wrote:

> Is there a dependency of rgl (required to run rCmdr with 3-D plots)  
> that I
> am unaware of?
> This is the error R throws when trying to load the rgl package  
> (downloaded
> most recent from CRAN)
> Error in dyn.load(x, as.logical(local), as.logical(now)) :
>     unable to load shared library
> '/Library/Frameworks/R.framework/Resources/library/rgl/libs/rgl.so':
>   dlopen(/Library/Frameworks/R.framework/Resources/library/rgl/libs/ 
> rgl.so,
> 6): Symbol not found: _glXSwapBuffers
>   Referenced from:
> /Library/Frameworks/R.framework/Resources/library/rgl/libs/rgl.so
>   Expected in: flat namespace
> Error in library(rgl) : .First.lib failed for 'rgl'
> Error in .C(symbol.C("rgl_quit"), success = FALSE, PACKAGE = "rgl") :
>     "C" function name not in DLL for package 'rgl'
> Dr Timothy Bates <tim.bates at ed.ac.uk>
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