[R-SIG-Mac] problem with X11() after install of 2.7.0.
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Wed Apr 30 18:10:06 CEST 2008
At 11:49 AM -0400 4/30/08, Simon Urbanek wrote:
>On Apr 30, 2008, at 11:42 AM, Joerg van den Hoff wrote:
>> On Wed, Apr 30, 2008 at 05:32:45PM +0200, Jean Thioulouse wrote:
>>> At 10:55 AM -0400 4/30/08, Simon Urbanek wrote:
>>>> Ancient system? As a very first step for your own good I'd recommend
>>>> updating your system which is way out of date (the current version
>>>> Tiger is 10.4.11). Then if the issue persists, please report your
>>>> full sessionInfo() and machine used. The above works without
>>>> problems on both 10.5.2 and 10.4.11 (Mac Pro and iMac).
>>> I had the same (?) problem after upgrading to R 2.7.0 on a MacPro with
>>> MacOS 10.5.2, using XQuartz 18.104.22.168 instead of Apple X11. I didn't try
>>> to dig it as I decided to start using the quartz device (very good job)
>>> The x11 device has no problem with tcltk though, and even with tkrplot.
>> thanks for this information. so at least there seems to be a
>> reall issue (though I'm still under Tiger wit Apple's X11
>> and I don't see bus errors )
>Well that above doesn't say anything in that respect - the CRAN
>binary is meant to work with Apple's X11 only. If you use anything
>else, you're on your own and possibly have to compile your own
>version. For example if you have a different version of fontconfig
>it is enough to crash since fontconfig changed the internal format
>of the cache.
I am not using CRAN binaries.
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