[R] tcltk freezes R
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Wed Sep 21 09:59:25 CEST 2011
On Tue, 20 Sep 2011, tm wrote:
> Hi there,
> I have the following problem on my macbook air with mac os x lion on it.
> when any program tries to load the tcltk library the R GUI or R command line
> freezes. also happens if I just use library(tcltk)
> changing versions of tcltk and/or R doesn't help. currently I have the
> R version 2.13.2 beta (2011-09-19 r57030)
Pre-built or built youself?
> tcltk 8.5.10
> any suggestions?
Use the recommended version of Tcl/Tk at
(which is 8.5.5: and uses X11 not Aqua: I use Aqua Tcl/Tk with
And please do as you were asked and use r-sig-mac for OS X-specific
> thanks a lot already,
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