[Rd] [R] The URL for the replacement dll/so bundle - Re: 2 bugs in R's grDevices, and fixes. [SCL:4]

Hin-Tak Leung hintak_leung at yahoo.co.uk
Mon Jan 6 15:54:14 CET 2014

Hin-Tak Leung wrote:
> Somewhat related, I have finally gotten round to make two small bundles,
> which replace the small cairo.dll/cairo.so' in the official
> windows or Mac R binaries, to fix quite a few problems with them,
> the first of which was reported almost a year ago. Just move the two
> small files in the official binaries aside and replace them by these:
> R-2.15.3-library-grDevices-libs-winCairo.zip
> R.framework-Versions-2.15-Resources-library-grDevices-libs-cairo.tgz
> The windows dlls had been tested and verified to fix the original
> problem. BTW, it is quite a challenge to try to plot
> R graphs with non-latin texts using English windows. (also posted).
> I'll post the test results for Mac OS X when I get round to it. Those
> should be easier to do.
> YMMV. The move/rename can always be reverted if things don't work out.

Forgot to put the URL in.

The constituting library bundles are a bit further.

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