Re: [Rd] Fontconfig warning with X11() on MAC OS X 10.4

From: Roger Peng <rdpeng_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 04 Mar 2009 10:00:34 -0500

I realize this doesn't directly answer your question, but seeing as you're on a Mac, have you tried using the quartz device?

-roger

On Wed, Feb 25, 2009 at 10:27 AM, MerliseClyde <clyde_at_stat.duke.edu> wrote:
>
> I posted previously about problems with X11() on my MAC using R 2.8.1 .
> After installing the securilty update for Tiger this morning, X11() now
> works from an xterm :-)
>
> However, I receive the following warnings with any plotting command using
> the default X11 settings.
> Fontconfig warning: no <cachedir> elements found. Check configuration.
> Fontconfig warning: adding
> <cachedir>/Library/Frameworks/R.framework/Resources/fontconfig/cache</cachedir>
> Fontconfig warning: adding <cachedir>~/.fontconfig</cachedir>
>
> Everything works fine with the Xlib option:
>
>> X11(type="Xlib")
>> plot(1:10)  # no problems!
>> X11(type="cairo")
>> plot(1:10)
> Fontconfig warning: no <cachedir> elements found. Check configuration.
> Fontconfig warning: adding
> <cachedir>/Library/Frameworks/R.framework/Resources/fontconfig/cache</cachedir>
> Fontconfig warning: adding <cachedir>~/.fontconfig</cachedir>
>
> subsequent commands with X11/cairo plot with no errors.
>
> If I quit R, and start a new session I continue to receive the Fontconfig
> warning.
>
> Any suggestions on what is wrong with my font configuration?
> (mainly annoying :-)
>
> Thanks!
> Merlise
> Version:
>  platform = i386-apple-darwin8.11.1
>  arch = i386
>  os = darwin8.11.1
>  system = i386, darwin8.11.1
>  status =
>  major = 2
>  minor = 8.1
>  year = 2008
>  month = 12
>  day = 22
>  svn rev = 47281
>  language = R
>  version.string = R version 2.8.1 (2008-12-22)
>
>
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