[R-SIG-Mac] New problem with R and java affects loading xlsx

MacQueen, Don macqueen1 at llnl.gov
Mon Nov 14 23:21:54 CET 2016

Never mind.
I tried some other combination of package re-installation and it's good
Sorry for the spam.


Don MacQueen

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
7000 East Ave., L-627
Livermore, CA 94550

On 11/14/16, 2:18 PM, "R-SIG-Mac on behalf of MacQueen, Don"
<r-sig-mac-bounces at r-project.org on behalf of macqueen1 at llnl.gov> wrote:

>I wonder if anyone here has a moment to send me any clues regarding the
>following. I'd appreciate it.
>Over the weekend my institution ran some updates, and now, today, I'm
>having Java-related problems.
>I've run
> R CMD javareconf
>apparently successfully, and reinstalled
> rJava
> xlsx
> xlsxjars
>also apparently successfully.
>But now:
>> library(xlsx)
>JavaVM: requested Java version ((null)) not available. Using Java at ""
>JavaVM: Failed to load JVM: /bundle/Libraries/libserver.dylib
>JavaVM FATAL: Failed to load the jvm library.
>Error : .onLoad failed in loadNamespace() for 'xlsx', details:
>  call: .jinit()
>  error: JNI_GetCreatedJavaVMs returned -1
>Error: package or namespace load failed for 'xlsx'
>I will be enquiring of our IT people.
>I acknowledge my R is not current, and I will update it if other efforts
>fail -- but this was working as of a week ago, so I'm not inclined to make
>that my first step.
>JDK and JRE 1.7 are marked by our institutional software management tool
>as installed on the machine.
>> sessionInfo()
>R version 3.3.1 (2016-06-21)
>Platform: x86_64-apple-darwin13.4.0 (64-bit)
>Running under: OS X 10.11.6 (El Capitan)
>[1] C
>attached base packages:
>[1] stats     graphics  grDevices utils     datasets  methods   base
>other attached packages:
>[1] xlsxjars_0.6.1 rJava_0.9-8
>loaded via a namespace (and not attached):
>[1] tools_3.3.1 tcltk_3.3.1
>Don MacQueen
>Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
>7000 East Ave., L-627
>Livermore, CA 94550
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