[R-SIG-Mac] Mac Pro fix [Was: Error loading grDevices.so]
simon.urbanek at r-project.org
Fri Sep 22 22:12:22 CEST 2006
A follow-up on this (thanks to Gene for his cooperation), a temporary
fix is to start R using
a more permanent fix (with the same effect) is to uncomment/remove
the second line in
Strangely enough Mac OS X 10.4.7 (8.7.2) on Mac Pro seems to behave
differently from other OS X variants (8.7.0=ppc, 8.7.1=CoreDuo) with
respect to loading libraries. In general, messing with
DYLD_LIBRARY_PATH has even more severe consequences, so it should be
avoided at all costs.
R.app (the GUI) is not affected as it doesn't set DYLD_LIBRARY_PATH.
On Sep 21, 2006, at 2:28 PM, Gene wrote:
> I just tried running R from the command line for the first time with
> my new setup and get this error in trying to load grDevices.so:
> Error in dyn.load(x, as.logical(local), as.logical(now)) :
> unable to load shared library '/Library/Frameworks/R.framework/
> libs/ppc/grDevices.so, 6): Symbol not found: ___eprintf
> Referenced from: /System/Library/Frameworks/CoreServices.framework/
> Expected in: /Library/Frameworks/R.framework/Resources/lib/libstdc++.
> I could live without quartz() or X11(), but when I get this error on
> library(stats), that really hurts.
> Any suggestions? Here is my system:
> R.version.string = "Version 2.3.1 (2006-06-01)"
> R GUI = Version 1.16 (3198)
> OS = 10.4.7
> Computer = 2x3GHz Mac Pro
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