[R-SIG-Mac] rgdal on mac os 10.9
Rainer M Krug
Rainer at krugs.de
Wed Apr 30 18:07:53 CEST 2014
Prof Brian Ripley <ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk> writes:
> On 30/04/2014 13:56, Rainer M Krug wrote:
>> If I remember correctly, the installation from source was quite easy:
>> apart from the usual compilers, you need gdal installed, which installs
>> easily via homebrew . After this, installation of rgdal from source
>> worked without any additional configurations?
> No, not really.
> 1) for a portable package you will need static GDAL.
> 2) GDAL can make use of a wide range of external software to read
> raster files: without quite a lot of the optional ones it is not much
> use for rgdal and other R packages. Simon needs to build that for
> Mavericks, and statically too.
Sorry - I was talking of installing it in R via type="source" not on
CRAN. For CRAN it is definitely a different issue.
> However, Fellows has ignored all the advice to use the Snow Leopard
> package of R 3.1.0 if he wants rgdal. That is in the current manual
> and was posted to this list recently
> That is by far the easiest solution.
>> Ian Fellows <ian.fellows at stat.ucla.edu> writes:
>>> Hi All,
>>> Does anyone know if there are plans to have rgdal compile correctly on
>>> the CRAN Mavericks machine? I’ve really been enjoying the binaries
>>> that have been available as building from source is a non-trival
>>> R-SIG-Mac mailing list
>>> R-SIG-Mac at r-project.org
>>  http://brew.sh/
>> R-SIG-Mac mailing list
>> R-SIG-Mac at r-project.org
Rainer M. Krug, PhD (Conservation Ecology, SUN), MSc (Conservation Biology, UCT), Dipl. Phys. (Germany)
Centre of Excellence for Invasion Biology
Tel : +33 - (0)9 53 10 27 44
Cell: +33 - (0)6 85 62 59 98
Fax : +33 - (0)9 58 10 27 44
Fax (D): +49 - (0)3 21 21 25 22 44
email: Rainer at krugs.de
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: not available
Size: 494 bytes
Desc: not available
More information about the R-SIG-Mac