[R-SIG-Mac] Packages with updated spatial libraries.

Roger Bivand Roger@B|v@nd @end|ng |rom nhh@no
Fri Jun 12 16:17:43 CEST 2020

On Fri, 12 Jun 2020, rmendelss gmail wrote:

> Thank you for these efforts.  I imagine it will also make it easier to 
> eventually have these on CRAN.

Do you have the possibility to try out the affected packages in your 
workflows to provide feedback? At the moment, user feedback can help guide 
the deployment of CRAN macOS R-spatial binaries.


> -Roy
>> On Jun 12, 2020, at 7:11 AM, Prof Brian Ripley <ripley using stats.ox.ac.uk> wrote:
>> I have put binary packages on CRANextras for lwgeom rgdal rgeos sf built with GEOS 3.8.1, GDAL 3.1.0, PROJ 6.3.2.
>> Install with (e.g.)
>> options(repos="https://www.stats.ox.ac.uk/pub/RWin")
>> install.packages('rgdal', type = 'binary')
>> (This needed a development version of the rgdal sources.)
>> This is just to allow early access: it is planned to use these versions of the libs on the CRAN builders soon (but they do need package updates, e.g. for rgdal and proj4).
>> These are all using static libraries to make these self-contained.
>> (In case anyone is wondering why not PROJ 7 -- that would need unreleased changes to the PROJ and GDAL sources and changes to many CRAN packages.)
>> --
>> Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley using stats.ox.ac.uk
>> Emeritus Professor of Applied Statistics, University of Oxford
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Roger Bivand
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