[R-SIG-Mac] Could not install Package:pdftools in Mac lion 10.7.5

Christofer Bogaso bogaso.christofer at gmail.com
Tue Dec 27 20:09:20 CET 2016

It giving below error  :(

> install.packages('/Users/ARR/pdftools_1.0.tgz', repos = NULL)
tar: Failed to set default locale

On Wed, Dec 28, 2016 at 12:35 AM, Jeroen Ooms <jeroen.ooms at stat.ucla.edu> wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 27, 2016 at 7:27 PM, Christofer Bogaso
> <bogaso.christofer at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I have installed poppler as instructed in below site. However, not
>> libpoppler. Let me know if I need to install libpoppler as well, in
>> that case appreciate any pointer how should I install.
> No that's the same thing. It's difficult for me to debug this since
> you're using such an old version of OSX and R. Chances are poppler
> simply doesn't work on such an old system.
> But one thing you could try is manually installing the mavericks
> binary package. Download this file to your system:
>    https://cran.r-project.org/bin/macosx/mavericks/contrib/3.2/pdftools_1.0.tgz
> And then install it in R using:
>   install.packages('~/Downloads/pdftools_1.0.tgz', repos = NULL)
> If you're lucky it works :)

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