[Rd] Any workaround for CRAN Mac OS X compiler switch to R 2.10.0?
simon.urbanek at r-project.org
Sat Jul 18 19:06:10 CEST 2009
On Jul 17, 2009, at 8:55 PM, Kasper Daniel Hansen wrote:
> This has been discussed on the R-sig-mac email list. The short
> answer is that something bad happened (bad = R-devel was used to
> compile CRAN packages) and Simon (who is maintaining this) was
> traveling. He is working on the problem now. A fix should happen
This is now fixed, but may take a while until all mirrors have caught
up. You can use the http://r.urbanek.info/ master mirror in the
In fact it affected only a handful packages that didn't build due to
> On Jul 17, 2009, at 16:30 , Steven Kembel wrote:
>> Has the CRAN compiler for Mac OS X switched to using R 2.10? I
>> recently uploaded an update for the package I maintain to CRAN, and
>> it's no longer possible to run the package after installing CRAN
>> binaries for this package under Mac OS X 10.5 and R 2.9.1.
>> The package is picante 0.7-1. It passes all checks on CRAN cleanly.
>> Under R 2.9.1 on Mac OS X 10.5, the package can be installed from
>> CRAN binaries, but fails to load (see example output at end of this
>> message). This can be worked around by installing from source.
>> The error seems to be related to looking for and not finding the
>> file "/Library/Frameworks/R.framework/Versions/2.10/Resources/lib/
>> libR.dylib" when installed from binaries.
>> Is anyone else experiencing this, and is there some workaround?
>> Code to replicate this problem (R 2.9.1, Mac OS X 10.5):
>> > install.packages('picante')
>> trying URL 'http://ftp5.gwdg.de/pub/misc/cran/bin/macosx/universal/contrib/2.9/picante_0.7-1.tgz'
>> Content type 'application/x-gzip' length 117452 bytes (114 Kb)
>> opened URL
>> downloaded 114 Kb
>> The downloaded packages are in
>> > library(picante)
>> Loading required package: ape
>> Loading required package: vegan
>> This is vegan 1.15-3
>> Loading required package: nlme
>> Error in dyn.load(file, DLLpath = DLLpath, ...) :
>> unable to load shared library '/Library/Frameworks/R.framework/
>> libs/i386/picante.so, 6): Library not loaded: /Library/Frameworks/
>> Referenced from: /Library/Frameworks/R.framework/Resources/library/
>> Reason: image not found
>> In addition: Warning message:
>> package 'picante' was built under R version 2.10.0
>> Error in library(picante) : .First.lib failed for 'picante'
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