Re: [Rd] incorrect DLL path for Rbitmap.dll on Windows

From: Duncan Murdoch <murdoch.duncan_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 09 Nov 2010 10:53:20 -0500

On 08/11/2010 3:14 PM, Dan Tenenbaum wrote:
> Hello,
>
> I think there is a problem in recent devel builds of R on Windows with
> various devices from the grDevices package.

This should be fixed now, as of today's build. Thanks for the report (and thanks to Brian Ripley for fixing it).

Duncan Murdoch

> For example:
>
> > capabilities()
> jpeg png tiff tcltk X11 aqua http/ftp sockets
> TRUE TRUE TRUE TRUE FALSE FALSE TRUE TRUE
> libxml fifo cledit iconv NLS profmem cairo
> TRUE FALSE TRUE TRUE TRUE TRUE FALSE
> > jpeg()
> Error in jpeg() : unable to start jpeg() device
> In addition: Warning messages:
> 1: In jpeg() : Unable to load Rbitmap.dll
> 2: In jpeg() : opening device failed
>
> In the GUI version, a dialog appears saying:
> Unable to load
> 'C:\PROGRA~1\R\R-213~1.0DE\library\grDevices\libs\Rbitmap.dll'
>
> It seems that there should be an architecture folder (i386 or x64) after
> "libs", because that is where the dll is located.
>
> Same thing happens with png(), tiff(), etc.
>
> > sessionInfo()
> R version 2.13.0 Under development (unstable) (2010-11-07 r53537)
> Platform: i386-pc-mingw32/i386 (32-bit)
>
> locale:
> [1] LC_COLLATE=English_United States.1252
> [2] LC_CTYPE=English_United States.1252
> [3] LC_MONETARY=English_United States.1252
> [4] LC_NUMERIC=C
> [5] LC_TIME=English_United States.1252
>
> attached base packages:
> [1] stats graphics grDevices utils datasets methods base
>
> Thanks!
> Dan
>
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