[R-SIG-Mac] [R-sig-Geo] Warning: Mac OSX rgdal CRAN binary: proj gdal shared files missing

Roger Bivand Roger.Bivand at nhh.no
Fri Feb 3 20:25:07 CET 2017

Thanks to Simon Urbanek, the problem is now resolved with the February 3 
build of rgdal 1.2-5. If you have the December 17 OSX build, you should 
re-install rgdal to get the fixed build.


On Thu, 2 Feb 2017, Roger Bivand wrote:

> If you are using the Mac OSX rgdal CRAN binary, be warned that 1.2-5 is 
> missing two directories containing projection metadata, including datum shift 
> files and proj_defs.dat. The two directories were omitted from the CRAN 
> binary build of 17 December 2016. The resolution is given in:
> https://stat.ethz.ch/pipermail/r-sig-geo/2017-January/025350.html
> and reads:
> Please see if you can download the equivalent Windows binary package:
> https://cran.r-project.org/bin/windows/contrib/3.3/rgdal_1.2-5.zip
> unzip it (do not install it), and copy the proj/ and gdal/ folders with
> their contents to the folder shown (in R) by:
> system.file("", package="rgdal")
> For rgdal queries, always state verbatim the output of sessionInfo() and
> the output of the startup messages shown when rgdal is loaded and
> attached.
> Roger Bivand
> (rgdal source maintainer)

Roger Bivand
Department of Economics, Norwegian School of Economics,
Helleveien 30, N-5045 Bergen, Norway.
voice: +47 55 95 93 55; e-mail: Roger.Bivand at nhh.no

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