[R-SIG-Mac] missing symbols in build of Mac-GUI?

Simon Urbanek simon.urbanek at r-project.org
Wed Sep 6 00:53:55 CEST 2006

On Sep 5, 2006, at 5:48 PM, Kevin B. Hendricks wrote:

> I used svn to check out today's r-devel tree (2.5.0 unstable) and  
> then the following command to get the latest Mac-GUI  based on a  
> response in the archives for this list.
> svn co https://svn.r-project.org/R-packages/trunk/Mac-GUI
> I was able to configure and build R properly (following along from  
> the MacOSX FAQ on www.r-project.org.
> I then tried to build Mac-GUI and found that I was missing 2 symbols:
> _R_addCallRoutine
> _getBaseDllInfo
> I tracked these down to Rdynload.c in src/main but saw that  
> R_addCallRoutine was defined as static (and so was not exported)  
> and getBaseDllInfo was protected by an ifdef UNUSED
> So I assume the version of Mac-GUI I checked out via svn today was  
> too old to work with todays r-devel checkout.
> Is there a newer version of Mac-GUI source that will build with  
> today's svn checkout of r-devel/R?

Yes - Mac-GUI rev. 3699 now works with the current R-devel.

> If so, what svn command would I use to get it.

Just run svn update in the Mac-GUI directory.


PS: Thanks to all those who reported this.

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