[R-SIG-Mac] rgl, Leopard, 64 bit
matthewcohen at austin.utexas.edu
Fri Jan 23 15:20:32 CET 2009
Thanks. I was indeed trying to build a Carbon version. I'd love to
see it run natively -- it would surely look a lot better, and it seems
to me that pretty graphics are the whole point of this package -- but
X11 works fine for me. Sorry for the bother.
On Jan 23, 2009, at 8:50 AM, Simon Urbanek wrote:
> On Jan 23, 2009, at 2:41 AM, Prof Brian Ripley wrote:
>> rgl attempts on OS X to build both X11 and 'Carbon' versions. You
>> can inhibit the latter by
>> R CMD INSTALL --configure-args='--disable-carbon' .../
>> The X11 version does work -- had you not tried that?
>> A native Mac OS X version will be a lot more work, so to encourage
>> people you will need to explain what is not enough in the X11
> I was referring to the native version alone. I guess I have
> misinterpreted the original question. I have a prototype of the native
> version that could be used in 64-bit if anyone is keen enough to clean
> up rgl... Either way IMHO the configure script should check whether
> the Carbon version can be built at all.
>> On Thu, 22 Jan 2009, Prof Brian Ripley wrote:
>>> On Thu, 22 Jan 2009, Matthew Cohen wrote:
>>>> Looking through the archives, I see that the developers of rgl
>>>> don't have access to a 64 bit Mac, and are waiting for someone
>>>> else to take the initiative and make an appropriate patch.
>>>> Unfortunately, I think this is beyond my abilities. Has anyone
>>>> been able to get it to work?
>>> I now have a 64-bit Mac (10.5.6), and probably the abilities. If
>>> you could collect together the relevant posts, I will endeavour to
>>> take a look (unless Simon has already got there). Please post a
>>> follow-up posting for future reference, and include the rgl
>>> maintainers (who I suspect do not read R-sig-mac).
>>> Brian D. Ripley, ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
>>> Professor of Applied Statistics, http://www.stats.ox.ac.uk/~ripley/
>>> University of Oxford, Tel: +44 1865 272861 (self)
>>> 1 South Parks Road, +44 1865 272866 (PA)
>>> Oxford OX1 3TG, UK Fax: +44 1865 272595
>> Brian D. Ripley, ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
>> Professor of Applied Statistics, http://www.stats.ox.ac.uk/~ripley/
>> University of Oxford, Tel: +44 1865 272861 (self)
>> 1 South Parks Road, +44 1865 272866 (PA)
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