[R-SIG-Mac] Problems with tcltk-Img
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Sat Oct 16 08:15:02 CEST 2010
Please build R from soures against ActiveTcl: this will then work.
(Img contains compiled code.) I have such a build, and
Loading Tcl/Tk interface ... done
Simon has pointed out that it may conflict with R.app, but I use it as
In any case, the recommended way to add Tcl packages is to add the
paths via addTclPath.
On Fri, 15 Oct 2010, mcarvajal at ifc.unam.mx wrote:
> I-m using an app which uses BWidget and Img. First I've installed
> ActiveTclTk8.5.xxx.threaded.dmg, also tcltk-8.5-x11.dmg
> When I ran my application appeared:
> Warning message:
> In tclRequire("BWidget") : Tcl package 'BWidget' not found
> In tclRequire("Img") : Tcl package 'Img' not found
> Then I read that the problem could be resolved by copying both BWidget1.8 and
> Img1.4 to /usr/local/lib/
> After doing that, the message about BWidget not found dissappeard...
> unfortunately the problem with Img continues.
> So, when I type in R console "tclvalue("auto_path") brings me back:
> Loading Tcl/Tk interface ... done
>  "/usr/local/lib/tcl8.5 /usr/local/lib ./lib /usr/local/lib/tk8.5
> I just copied all the files to all these directories, but the problem
> Any suggestions?
> Without Img the application cant'n run... help!!
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