[R-SIG-Mac] R does not build out of the box on Ventura

Prof Brian Ripley r|p|ey @end|ng |rom @t@t@@ox@@c@uk
Tue Oct 25 11:13:54 CEST 2022

The problem being that devQuartz.c uses a deprecated and now removed 
interface (ATS).

Building with --without-aqua will work.

I am sure that Simon will fix this, but not in time for 4.2.2 which is 
in code freeze.

Note this only affects building: as the CRAN binary distributions are 
built on much older versions of macOS they should continue to build. 
This is purely a heads up for those building from source that they may 
want to delay upgrading to Ventura (but someone needed to to find the 

For the first time for quite a while, upgrading to Ventura removes the 
Command Line Tools which need reinstalling.

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley using stats.ox.ac.uk
Emeritus Professor of Applied Statistics, University of Oxford

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