[Rd] libgfortran misplaced in Mac OS X R install (PR#14226)
simon.urbanek at r-project.org
Wed Mar 3 16:32:52 CET 2010
This is not an R bug so please don't abuse R-bugs. It is likely a bug
in the way OpenMx binaries are distributed by someone (you didn't even
say where you got them from) - OpenMx is not even on CRAN so take that
to whoever gave you the binaries. On CRAN we use the correct paths.
On Mar 2, 2010, at 11:45 , tbrick at virginia.edu wrote:
> Full_Name: Timothy Brick
> Version: 2.10
> OS: Mac OS X (seen on both 10.6 and 10.5)
> Submission from: (NULL) (22.214.171.124)
> When using install.packages in R on Mac OS X, packages that require
> throws an error (Example below from installation of OpenMx package):
> Loading required package: OpenMx
> Error in dyn.load(file, DLLpath = DLLpath, ...) :
> unable to load shared library
> 6): Library not loaded: /usr/local/lib/libgfortran.2.dylib
> Referenced from: /Library/Frameworks/R.framework/Resources/library/
> Reason: image not found
> libgfortran.2.dylib does exist, but in
> (or /2.9/, depending on version installed).
> A workaround at present involves creating a symbolic link from the
> above file to
> /usr/local/lib/libgfortran.2.dylib, however this requires sudo
> access and is
> confusing for novice users.
> There is more discussion of this bug as it relates to OpenMx at:
> Posts on other forums indicate a similar issue with other packages
> vegan and lme4:
Those are very old posts and those were temporary issues in the CRAN
build system that have been promptly resolved.
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