[R-SIG-Mac] `init.tcl' problem

Joerg van den Hoff j.van_den_hoff at fzd.de
Tue Jun 24 15:37:37 CEST 2008


as it seems(...):
after a recent update of Xcode tools (I presume from the dates this is
the culprit) a new  (link to)


was installed in /usr/lib. up to then
R was having no difficulties in loading the tcltk package. now I get the
following error message (without having touched anything directly
related to R -- no new version, no new packages installed):

Loading required package: tcltk
Loading Tcl/Tk interface ... Error in fun(...) : 
Can't find a usable init.tcl in the following directories: 

This probably means that Tcl wasn't installed properly.

Error : .onLoad failed in 'loadNamespace' for 'tcltk'
Error: package 'tcltk' could not be loaded

question: what am I to make of the directory "names"


I mean, where, actually, is R searching for `init.tcl'?

I _do_ have `init.tcl in these locations:


or, put more simply: what need I to do to make R (and me) happy again?



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