Re: [Rd] Hmisc for Mac OSX.

From: Rolf Turner <r.turner_at_auckland.ac.nz>
Date: Wed, 7 Nov 2007 08:09:02 +1300

On 6/11/2007, at 10:35 PM, Ken Beath wrote:

> On 06/11/2007, at 8:59 AM, Rolf Turner wrote:
>
>>
>> I'm not sure if this is the right target to which to direct this
>> post,
>> but I couldn't think of anything more appropriate.
>>
>
> R-Sig-Mac https://stat.ethz.ch/mailman/listinfo/r-sig-mac is for
> mac specific problems

        Duhhhh! Of course. Why didn't I think of that!
>
>> I just downloaded the Hmisc package to the Imac that I use. When I
>> attempted
>> to load it I got an error to the effect that it could not load the
>> library:
>>
>> /Library/Frameworks/R.framework/Versions/2.5/Resources/lib/
>> libgfortran.2.dylib
>>
>> Note the ``2.5'' in the foregoing path name; I am currently running
>> 2.6.0, and
>> I suspect that this is the problem --- i.e. the Mac binary on CRAN
>> was built
>> under 2.5.x and this does not work with 2.6.y.
>>
>> I note that the source and Windoze Hmisc packages are designated as
>> 3.4-3, but
>> the Mac package is designated as 3.4-2 which would appear to imply
>> that it's
>> a step behind.
>>
>> Could the Mac binary be updated please? Thanks.
>>
>
> The mac binary at central CRAN is a t3.4-3, so it is probably a
> mirror problem,
> CRAN works for me, but uni of melbourne has the old Hmisc, but it
> works under 2.6 anyway.

        I was using the Queensland/Brisbane mirror, and the package that I downloaded

        certainly did *not* work! But this morning it appears to have been updated

        to 3.4-3 and that does work. So all is well.

        Thanks.

                cheers,

                        Rolf Turner

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