[R] Macs and R

Peter Dalgaard BSA p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk
Fri Nov 3 13:10:19 CET 2000

Simon Wood <snw at mcs.st-and.ac.uk> writes:

> > I am a long time Mac/UNIX user and my local machine is a Mac. At 
> > present I run an orphan version of R which a worried out of (*****). 
> > On reflection I guess I'd better not say, but it changed my life. It 
> > is howerver a little out of date ( say 0.6ish)
> - We had this problem for teaching (and were not allowed by our IT
> managers to switch to "MacLinux"). We now run R from a Linux server with
> students sitting at Macs running MacX, and so far it's worked well and has
> been quite painless to set up. 

There were also two reports on ports of 1.1.1 within the last couple
of months on R-devel. 

Date: Mon, 11 Sep 2000 18:40:54 +0200
To: r-devel at stat.math.ethz.ch
From: Stefano Iacus <jago at mclink.it>
Subject: [Rd] R 1.1.1 (and 1.2.0) on Mac (PPC) and "/afm/" bugs (?)

From: flip at skidmore.edu
Date: Mon, 16 Oct 2000 03:04:00 +0200 (MET DST)
To: r-devel at stat.math.ethz.ch
Subject: [Rd] build errors in configure script (PR#697)

One is plain PPC Mac, the other is OS X. Both seemed quite optimistic.
(The bugs they reported were fairly trivial to work around).
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