[R-SIG-Mac] R 3.0.2 closes on loading xlsx package

Marc Schwartz marc_schwartz at me.com
Tue Oct 29 20:06:08 CET 2013

On Oct 29, 2013, at 12:22 AM, Luca Meyer <lucam1968 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Since I have upgraded to OSX 10.9 R closes down suddently any time I try to
> upload the xlsx package - that is using either
> require(xlsx)
> or
> library(xlsx)
> Does any one have had a similar issue? How did you solve it?
> Thanks,
> Luca


It looks like the xlsx package requires Java and you will need to re-install Java after the Mavericks update. Java is not included as part of the upgrade process.

You can download the Apple variant of Java for Mavericks here:



Marc Schwartz

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