[R-SIG-Mac] RGtk2 segfaulting on macOS
Prof Brian Ripley
r|p|ey @end|ng |rom @t@t@@ox@@c@uk
Mon Jul 22 07:14:27 CEST 2019
On 22/07/2019 03:47, Tom Elliott wrote:
> The macOS binaries were recently built for macOS, however they're still not quite right. Runing the following ...
It is likely that the segfault is in the Gtk2 libraries: which OS
version and which Gtk2 installation?
I have not managed to get Gtk2 to work cleanly on macOS for a long time:
the Gtk2 libs at https://mac.r-project.org/libs/ are > 6.5 years old.
Some of the packages pass their tests some of the time: currently
MixSIAR, Ricetl, fit4NM, gWidgets2RGtk2 and plfMA segfault on my High
> gtkHScaleNewWithRange(0, 5, 1)
> ... leads to a segfault ...
> *** caught segfault ***
> address 0x0, cause 'memory not mapped'
> 1: .RGtkCall("S_gtk_hscale_new_with_range", min, max, step, PACKAGE = "RGtk2")
> 2: gtkHScaleNewWithRange(0, 5, 1)
> It's preventing some other packages (notably gWidgets2RGtk2) from building on CRAN, since it's tests are running into the same segfault when running tests (gslider calls gtkHScaleNewWithRange):
Brian D. Ripley, ripley using stats.ox.ac.uk
Emeritus Professor of Applied Statistics, University of Oxford
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