[R-SIG-Mac] Fwd: ggplot2 missing dependencies: RColorBrewer, colorspace
simon.urbanek at r-project.org
Fri Jul 25 21:10:58 CEST 2008
On Jul 25, 2008, at 1:19 , David Faden wrote:
> Could anyone here provide some more details on the issue described
> below? (That is briefly, when installing ggplot2 under R --
> install.packages("ggplot2", dep=T) -- one finds a couple of
> dependencies missing. Apparently this is a Mac-only issue?)
Dependencies spanning more than one line were not included in PACKAGES
generated by the Mac binary building script (quite obvious when you
look at which dependencies of ggplot2 were not installed ;)).
> What would be involved in fixing it?
Mainly reporting it :). It's the first time I hear about this issue.
It should be fixed now - it may take some time until all CRAN mirrors
have picked it up, though.
> I'd be willing to look into it if someone would point out where to
> start. Thanks!
> dfaden at iastate.edu
> AIM: pitulx
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: hadley wickham <h.wickham at gmail.com>
> Date: Mon, Jul 21, 2008 at 4:11 PM
> Subject: Re: ggplot2 missing dependencies: RColorBrewer, colorspace
> To: David Faden <dfaden at gmail.com>
> Hi David,
> It's a bizarre bug with the mac version of R - I've complained about
> it before but it hasn't been fixed yet.
Complaining is exactly the wrong thing to do - if reported (as David
did) it is usually fixed right away...
> Would you mind emailing
> R-SIG-mac to complain?
> On Mon, Jul 21, 2008 at 3:39 PM, David Faden <dfaden at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I guess you may have heard about this before, but I'm looking at
>> ggplot2 again (and will probably try introducing it to some others
>> eventually after I'm on solider ground myself) and thought it was
>> worth a mention. install.packages("ggplot2", dep=T) seems to miss the
>> dependencies RColorBrewer and colorspace so that even after running
>> it, a call to library(ggplot2) fails with an error. For example,
>> running in R 2.7.1 on a MacBook running Mac OS X 10.5.2, I had the
>> following R session:
>>> install.packages("ggplot2", dep=T)
>> Loading required package: grid
>> Loading required package: reshape
>> Loading required package: proto
>> Loading required package: splines
>> Loading required package: MASS
>> Loading required package: RColorBrewer
>> Error: package 'RColorBrewer' could not be loaded
>> In addition: Warning message:
>> In library(pkg, character.only = TRUE, logical.return = TRUE, lib.loc
>> = lib.loc) :
>> there is no package called 'RColorBrewer'
>> platform i386-apple-darwin8.10.1
>> arch i386
>> os darwin8.10.1
>> system i386, darwin8.10.1
>> major 2
>> minor 7.1
>> year 2008
>> month 06
>> day 23
>> svn rev 45970
>> language R
>> version.string R version 2.7.1 (2008-06-23)
>> Installing RColorBrewer, library(ggplot2) still fails with an error
>> because colorspace is missing. Of course, it is not too much of a
>> hardship to call install.packages a couple extra times, but I worry
>> this will disconcert some of the people I'd like to introduce to
>> ggplot2. Thanks!
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