[R] Problem with downloading library(Rcmdr)
dwinsemius at comcast.net
Sun Nov 6 01:19:37 CET 2016
> On Nov 5, 2016, at 5:13 PM, Fox, John <jfox at mcmaster.ca> wrote:
> Dear David,
> Sorry to chime in late -- I didn't read the messages in this thread until just now.
I see no reason for an apology. 6 hour service on a weekend is damned good software support in my opinion.
I'm glad to see my inferences confirmed about the XQuartz versioning as prime suspect.
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: R-help [mailto:r-help-bounces at r-project.org] On Behalf Of David
>> Sent: November 5, 2016 3:43 PM
>> To: varin sacha <varinsacha at yahoo.fr>
>> Cc: R-help Mailing List <r-help at r-project.org>
>> Subject: Re: [R] Problem with downloading library(Rcmdr)
>>> On Nov 5, 2016, at 11:27 AM, varin sacha via R-help <r-help at r-project.org>
>>> Dear R-experts,
>>> Here below you will find my R sessionInfo. I have a problem with the
>> library(Rcmdr). The error message is here below. How can I solve that problem
>> I'm not an Rcmdr user and my Mac is too old to support Sierra so unable to
>> attempt replication. All I am able offer is a search on what appear to be similar
>> issues in the past. You do need to indicate your XQuartz version. I see there
>> have been three recent releases suggesting to me that there might have been
>> teething difficulties with the birth of the neanate Sierra.
>> • XQuartz 2.7.11 - 2016-10-29
>> • XQuartz 2.7.10 - 2016-10-22
>> • XQuartz 2.7.9 - 2016-05-05
>> You might also mention in any follow-up whether this is being done inside
>> MacGUI or at an R console launched from Terminal.app.
>> Make sure you have reviewed:
>> Over the years there have been many questions regarding the three-way
>> marriage of R, MacOS, and Rcmdr that relate to Tk/Tcl functions. Here's a
>> relatively recent one that mentions the image function:
> The current Rcmdr Mac installation notes, to which you also pointed, reflect this discussion.
>> So I think I would make sure you have a version of R that has Tcl and have the
>> most uptodate X11 version (XQuartz) and once you do that and then try to
>> reload R, load Rcmdr _before_ RcmdrMisc and before all those other packages.
>> If you still get an error, then repost with version details of _all_ the
>> components mentioned to the R-SIG-Mac mailing list and copy John Fox.
>> (Might not be necessary to give him a copy since I think he monitors R-SIG-Mac
>> for Rcmdr issues.)
> If one loads the Rcmdr package at the beginning of a session via library(Rcmdr), then the dependencies that it needs to start up, such as RcmdrMisc, will be loaded automatically. Other packages may be loaded during an Rcmdr session as needed.
> By far the most common problem with getting the Rcmdr to work on Macs is failure to install XQuartz or failure to reinstall it after updating the OS.
> I see from a subsequent message that varin sasha's problem has been solved.
> Thanks for trying to help.
>>> Many thanks.
>>> R version 3.3.2 (2016-10-31)
>>> Platform: x86_64-apple-darwin13.4.0 (64-bit) Running under: macOS
>>> Sierra 10.12
>>>  fr_CH.UTF-8/fr_CH.UTF-8/fr_CH.UTF-8/C/fr_CH.UTF-8/fr_CH.UTF-8
>>> attached base packages:
>>>  splines stats graphics grDevices utils datasets methods base
>>> other attached packages:
>>>  RcmdrMisc_1.0-5 sandwich_2.3-4 car_2.1-3
>>> loaded via a namespace (and not attached):
>>>  Rcpp_0.12.7 tcltk2_1.2-11 nloptr_1.0.4 RColorBrewer_1.1-2
>> plyr_1.8.4 class_7.3-14
>>>  tools_3.3.2 digest_0.6.10 rpart_4.1-10 lme4_1.1-12
>> gtable_0.2.0 nlme_3.1-128
>>>  htmlTable_1.7 lattice_0.20-34 mgcv_1.8-15 Matrix_1.2-7.1
>> parallel_3.3.2 SparseM_1.72
>>>  relimp_1.0-5 e1071_1.6-7 gridExtra_2.2.1 Rcmdr_2.3-1
>> stringr_1.1.0 cluster_2.0.5
>>>  knitr_1.14 MatrixModels_0.4-1 grid_3.3.2 nnet_7.3-12
>> data.table_1.9.6 tcltk_3.3.2
>>>  readxl_0.1.1 survival_2.40-1 foreign_0.8-67 latticeExtra_0.6-28
>> minqa_1.2.4 Formula_1.2-1
>>>  ggplot2_2.1.0 magrittr_1.5 htmltools_0.3.5 Hmisc_4.0-0
>> scales_0.4.0 MASS_7.3-45
>>>  abind_1.4-5 pbkrtest_0.4-6 colorspace_1.2-7 quantreg_5.29
>> stringi_1.1.2 acepack_1.4.1
>>>  munsell_0.4.3 chron_2.3-47 zoo_1.7-13
>>> Error : .onAttach a échoué dans attachNamespace() pour 'Rcmdr', détails :
>>> appel : structure(.External(.C_dotTclObjv, objv), class = "tclObj")
>>> erreur : [tcl] invalid command name "image".
>>> Erreur : le chargement du package ou de l'espace de noms a échoué pour
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>> David Winsemius
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