[R] Issues in installing rgl in Mac OS 10.6.8
pdalgd at gmail.com
Sat Mar 10 11:00:22 CET 2012
On Mar 10, 2012, at 09:57 , Prof Brian Ripley wrote:
> Please ask about OS X on R-sig-mac .
Yep. (Or R-devel for generic developer issues, but this one is pretty OSX specific.)
> There is something you have not installed on your OS, but it will probably need several rounds to find what (and it will be not just Mac-specific but depend on the exact versions of OS X (which you told us) and Xcode (which you did not)).
It is certainly non-trivial to install this particular package from source.
Is there any reason you don't want to use the precompiled version from CRAN? I mean, it is all well and good that more people do source builds so that we don't end up with a situation where only one or two persons actually know how to build stuff, but it might not be the most productive route if you actually need to get things done...
> On Fri, 9 Mar 2012, A Ezhil wrote:
>> Dear All,
>> I am trying to install rgl on my mac notebook from the source file. I tried using: /usr/bin/R64 CMD INSTALL rgl_0.92.798.tar.gz and get the following
>> error message:
>> checking for X... no
>> configure: error: X11 not found but required, configure aborted.
>> ERROR: configuration failed for package ‘rgl’
>> * removing
>> * restoring previous
>> I do see a directory X11 installed under /usr and Sys.getenv("PATH") inside R gives me:  "/usr/bin:/bin:/usr/sbin:/sbin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/X11/bin"
>> Could you please hep me to install rgl package?
>> R version 2.14.1 (2011-12-22)
>> Platform: x86_64-apple-darwin9.8.0/x86_64 (64-bit)
>>  en_GB.UTF-8/en_GB.UTF-8/en_GB.UTF-8/C/en_GB.UTF-8/en_GB.UTF-8
>> attached base packages:
>>  stats graphics grDevices utils datasets methods base
>> Thanks in advance.
>> Kind regards,
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