[Rd] libR.dylib on OS X

Jan de Leeuw deleeuw at stat.ucla.edu
Sat Oct 18 19:27:52 MEST 2003

If one installs the CLI and RAqua versions, by saying both "make  
and "make install-aqua", then packages that use libR.dylib get their
symbols from  
and not from /usr/local/lib/R/bin/libR.dylib.

That's unfortunate, because the first is likely to change, and the  
second is not.
For instance, what happens if Stefano succeeds in constructing an  
which can sit anywhere on the system (as a Mac application should) ?

Again, these types of problems can be circumvented by putting all of R,
except the CLI and Aqua front ends, in /Library/Frameworks. As in  
or in TclTklAqua. If you distribute an installer package, you don't need
a monolithic application, and you avoid useless duplications and  
with hard-coded paths.
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