[Rd] Mac and Windows binaries of rJava broken for R-devel?

Uwe Ligges ligges at statistik.tu-dortmund.de
Fri Oct 19 19:02:54 CEST 2012

Thanks for letting me know.
Currently the ./2.16 Window binary tree on CRAN is still a link to 
./2.15. We will work to get binaries up within a week.

Uwe Ligges

On 19.10.2012 07:52, Hervé Pagès wrote:
> Hi,
> Here is a problem we see with the Mac and Windows binaries of
> rJava (0.9-3) currently available on CRAN for R-devel (i.e. under
> bin/macosx/leopard/contrib/2.16/ and bin/windows/contrib/2.16/):
>    > library(rJava)
>    > .jinit("gaggle/inst/jars/gaggleRShell.jar")
>    Error in .Call("R_do_new_object", ClassDef, PACKAGE = "base") :
>      "R_do_new_object" not available for .Call() for package "base"
> The same code works fine with R-devel on Linux and the same version
> of rJava, or with R-2.15 on all platforms and the same version of
> rJava (Mac or Windows binaries installed from CRAN).
> The binaries currently available on CRAN for R-devel seem to predate
> some important changes in R-devel with respect to the exposure of
> some .Call entry points. Could it be that those binaries just need
> to be rebuilt with a more recent version of R-devel?
> FWIW, we have a few packages in the development version of Bioconductor
> that are affected by this issue.
> Thanks in advance,
> H.
>  > sessionInfo()
> R Under development (unstable) (2012-10-17 r60955)
> Platform: i386-apple-darwin9.8.0/i386 (32-bit)
> locale:
> [1] en_US/en_US/en_US/C/en_US/en_US
> attached base packages:
> [1] stats     graphics  grDevices utils     datasets  methods   base
> other attached packages:
> [1] rJava_0.9-3

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