[Rd] MacOS X 10.4 build problem

Bill Northcott w.northcott at unsw.edu.au
Mon May 2 22:51:07 CEST 2005

On 02/05/2005, at 10:50 PM, Simon Urbanek wrote:

> It's a problem in your library setup. Your /usr/local/lib/ 
> libJPEG.dylib conflicts with the system libJPEG.dylib from ImageIO  
> framework (which is in /System/Library/Frameworks/ 
> ApplicationServices.framework/Versions/A/Frameworks/ 
> ImageIO.framework/Versions/A/Resources/libJPEG.dylib). Since R  
> forces the load of the one in /usr/local/lib first (as you  
> configured it), it is loaded instead of the one in ImageIO  
> framework, but it doesn't contain the same symbols, thus the load  
> fails. You should remove /usr/local/libJPEG.dylib and use static  
> version or ImageIO instead.
Removing the symlink did the trick.  I notice that all the libraries  
in the ImageIO framework have capitalisation.  I guess this stops  
them being linked by accidentally by GNU style builds but not vice  

I now have a working R 2.1 built on Tiger with gcc-4.0/gfortran.


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