[R-SIG-Mac] Command Line Quartz Device in Yosemite
Kasper Daniel Hansen
kasperdanielhansen at gmail.com
Fri Oct 31 14:53:01 CET 2014
I am self-compiling on Yosemite using the libraries provided by Simon. I
On Fri, Oct 31, 2014 at 6:23 AM, peter dalgaard <pdalgd at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 31 Oct 2014, at 10:24 , Colin A. Smith <colin at colinsmith.org> wrote:
> > This thread got a bit off the topics I was originally hoping to discuss.
> Can anyone running Yosemite comment on whether their default graphics
> device is quartz or x11?
> Local builds on my laptop switched to quartz yesterday, so there is hope
> that this will make it to the 3.1.2 binaries. (Good thing, I'm still
> getting crashes on plot(0) with x11() - a Floating Exception deep inside
> cairo-something). The big apple / little apple effect is still there though.
> > Also, is there any hope that the patch for the quartz command line
> device might be considered?
> Ask Simon... My guess is that he hasn't had the time to look at it
> properly yet.
> > Cheers,
> > Colin
> >> On Oct 28, 2014, at 23:33, Colin A. Smith <colin at colinsmith.org> wrote:
> >> I’ve been using command line R fairly successfully under Yosemite so
> far and have only run into a few issues, mostly related to the quartz
> >> First, it seems that under Yosemite, the default device is now x11
> instead of quartz. I found this with the exact same pkg install of R that I
> was using in Mavericks, which defaulted to quartz. Installing the latest
> Mavericks build (3.1.1) results in the same behavior. Even when running
> "R_DEFAULT_DEVICE=quartz R”, the default device still ends up being x11.
> The quartz device can still be created manually with a call to quartz().
> Does anyone else have this same problem?
> >> Second, the menus for the quartz device created through the command
> line have gotten even stranger under Yosemite. With the current version
> there are actually two (!) Apple menus displayed, which looks quite odd:
> >> https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/21171664/R_Two_Apple_Menus.png
> >> About a year ago I submitted a patch with made the command line quartz
> device act much more like a normal OS X application:
> >> https://bugs.r-project.org/bugzilla3/show_bug.cgi?id=15438#c1
> >> This patch continues to work well under Yosemite, and does not display
> the double Apple menu problem. However, it seems to have currently fallen
> off the radar. Given the even stranger behavior of the current code under
> Yosemite, perhaps evaluation of my patch could be given a higher priority?
> If it would help I can provide updated files which are drop-in replacements
> for the current R trunk.
> >> Cheers,
> >> Colin
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