[R-SIG-Mac] rgl window problem

Duncan Murdoch murdoch at stats.uwo.ca
Fri Dec 8 17:03:45 CET 2006

On 12/6/2006 10:14 AM, Duncan Murdoch wrote:
> On 12/6/2006 9:51 AM, stefano iacus wrote:
>> we usually use .Platform$GUI to check if we are under R.app or under  
>> the console
>> Un R.app .Platform$GUI="AQUA", under terminal it is set to "X11" (if  
>> R is built with X11 support, which is the case of CRAN binary)
>> stefano
>> p.s. and this is Cocoa not Carbon. The OS X GUI itself is called AQUA  
>> though. Both Cocoa and Carbon are layers between the system and the  
>> AQUA GUI. So, definitely AQUA but not Carbon.
> Thanks.  I'll see if I can put in a test based on .Platform$GUI.

I've done this now, and uploaded version 0.69 to CRAN.  This should also 
fix the "no update on resize" bug in OSX.

I haven't put in Simon's suggestion for supporting both X11 and Cocoa in 
one build by using multiple libraries yet, but it's on my todo list.
It looks a little messy, since now the decision on whether to support 
X11 or Cocoa is done at configure time.  Does anyone know of examples of 
packages that do the equivalent of two builds, with different configure 

Duncan Murdoch

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