cstrato at aon.at
Thu Jul 2 21:13:28 CEST 2009
Thank you, using "sudo chmod -R o+w R.framework" did the trick.
Steve Lianoglou wrote:
> On Jul 1, 2009, at 5:26 PM, cstrato wrote:
>> Dear Simon,
>> On my Mac (10.4.11) I have installed different versions of R and thus
>> like RSwitch very much. However, in my case it works only when I am
>> logged in as administrator.
>> Since I am usually logged in as normal user I have to:
>> logout -> login as admin -> run RSwitch -> logout -> login as user
>> I know this tool is unsupported but do you think there is a
>> possibility for an update?
> You can *probably* get this behavior by changing the permissions on
> your R.framework directory. By default, I think it's set to:
> drwxrwxr-x 9 root admin 306 Jun 29 10:39
> Since the RSwitch program monkeys around with which symlinks point to
> what in that folder, you'll need admin rights to use it.
> I'm guessing that if you chown or chgrp that directory such that your
> logged in user has the rights to change stuff in there, you can then
> use the app as a non admin .. w/o an app update :-)
> Steve Lianoglou
> Graduate Student: Physiology, Biophysics and Systems Biology
> Weill Medical College of Cornell University
> Contact Info: http://cbio.mskcc.org/~lianos/contact
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