[R-SIG-Mac] OS reports request to set locale to "en_US.utf8"...
dwinsemius at comcast.net
Fri May 15 05:57:24 CEST 2015
On May 14, 2015, at 6:32 PM, Marius Hofert wrote:
> I'm working under Mac OS X 10.10.3 and installed R from source (see
> below for more information).
How? From homebrew or the standard R version? You may not have so far provided enough information with sessionInfo(). I would expect that you would need to provide a makefile and some other UNIXy stuff.
> Hen compiling a package I receive a
> warning about UTF-8 not being available:
> * checking package subdirectories ... OK
> * checking R files for non-ASCII characters ... OK
> * checking R files for syntax errors ... WARNING
> Warning in Sys.setlocale("LC_CTYPE", "en_US.utf8") :
That is not "LC_ALL"
> OS reports request to set locale to "en_US.utf8" cannot be honored
> * checking whether the package can be loaded ... OK
> * checking whether the package can be loaded with stated dependencies ... OK
> * checking whether the package can be unloaded cleanly ... OK
> I don't know any place where I call Sys.setlocale() and if I set the
> locale to "C" in .Rprofile, I still receive the same message (and the
> R admin manual is not very detailed about this case)
> How can I fix that? (Let me know if you need more information)
On my device:
I honestly do not know if the capitalization is the "sticking point", which I admit may not be the correct use of that Shakespearean phrase. Perhaps it should be a "tipping point"?
> Below is the output of sessionInfo().
> Thanks & cheers,
> R version 3.2.0 (2015-04-16)
> Platform: x86_64-apple-darwin14.3.0 (64-bit)
> Running under: OS X 10.10.3 (Yosemite)
>  C
> attached base packages:
>  stats graphics grDevices utils datasets methods base
> loaded via a namespace (and not attached):
>  compiler_3.2.0 tools_3.2.0
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