[R-SIG-Mac] Building R GUI

Rob J Goedman goedman at mac.com
Wed Feb 14 17:13:34 CET 2007

Hi Demitri,

You can't (easily) mix and match the CRAN version of R with Xcode  
right now.
You will have to build R from source using Apple's gcc etc.

And rebuild all packages you would like to use as well.


On Feb 14, 2007, at 5:09 AM, thatsanicehatyouhave at mac.com wrote:

> Hi,
> I am trying to run the R GUI from Xcode and am having a little
> problem with it. I have the current R distribution installed (R 2.4.1
> GUI 1.18 (4038)). I downloaded build 4045 of the Xocde project and am
> able to compile with no problem. R GUI runs, but the first time I
> open a quartz window it crashes.
> It's dying in QuartzDevice.m on line 686:
> [xd->DevView lockFocus];
> What's happening is that xd is nil, the line 676 above is not
> returning a proper QuartzDesc:
> QuartzDesc *xd = (QuartzDesc*)dd->deviceSpecific;
> I don't see anything unusual on the console. Finally, I'm running
> Xcode 2.4 on OS X 10.4.8 on an Intel Mac mini.
> Cheers for any help!
> Demitri
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