[Rd] R installer

Hin-Tak Leung hin-tak.leung at cimr.cam.ac.uk
Wed Dec 19 20:16:11 CET 2007

Simon Urbanek wrote:
> On Dec 19, 2007, at 12:49 PM, Hin-Tak Leung wrote:
>> Simon Urbanek wrote:
>> <snipped>
>>>> If I were an Apple user (which I am not), there is a chance that I 
>>>> might have my own gcc/gfortran in /usr/local and I surely do not 
>>>> want R to temper with them. If you need runtime libgfortran support, 
>>>> you should just bundle gfortran.so and gcc.so if necesary (there are 
>>>> static alternatives), and put those in R's area.
>>> That's exactly what we do. Apparently you didn't bother to read my 
>>> e-mail (the part you "snipped") or to look at the installer. Please 
>>> do your homework before posting wild (and false) speculations.
>> <snipped>
>> Yes and no... I think if you have to bundle gfortran.so and gcc_s.so, 
>> you should put them in 
>> /Library/Frameworks/R.framework/Versions/Current/Resources/lib ?
> *sigh* - that's what we do (it's libgfortran.dylib by the way) and 
> that's what I'm trying to tell you all the time and you keep ignoring it 
> ...

apologies then... (crawling back to my hole sheepishly...) the installer 
error message was very confusing...


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