[R-SIG-Mac] rgl.open does not work

Duncan Murdoch murdoch at stats.uwo.ca
Mon Jul 7 17:31:42 CEST 2008

On 7/7/2008 11:15 AM, Christoph Hofer wrote:
> Dear Mac-R-users
> I installed the rgl package via the R-GUI installation menu as a  
> binary (version 0.79).
> I use the R- 2.7.1 and i run it on a intel Mac (Leopard 10.5.4).
> The command rgl.open() gives me the following error:
> error in rgl.open() : Cannot create font, error code: 1
> Any suggestion to solve my problem?

There are problems with the font handling in 0.79 on MacOSX.  Your 
options are to rebuild from source without including the FTGL/Freetype 
handling, or go back to 0.77, or to figure out what's wrong with the 
configuration and fix it (and then tell me or Daniel what's needed!)

Duncan Murdoch

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