[R-SIG-Mac] rgeos and rgdal binary packages for Mavericks

Christopher Quick cquick at geog.ubc.ca
Wed May 14 18:13:15 CEST 2014

Prof Brian Ripley <ripley <at> stats.ox.ac.uk> writes:

> I have put statically-linked packages up on CRANxtras for the CRAN 
> Mavericks distribution.  To use,
> setRepositories(ind = c(1,6))  # so you get the dependencies from CRAN
> install.packages(c('rgeos', 'rgdal'))
> [It is nothing like so easy to do from the R.app menus.]
> rgdal is compiled against the latest GDAL 1.11.0 and has a good range of 
> GDAL and OGR drivers compiled in.
> However, any packages which depend on these will need to compiled from 
> source unless/until binaries are built for the main CRAN repository.

Thank you very much for doing this Brian! 
It worked splendidly and saved me the trouble of building 
from source.

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