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

From: Simon Urbanek <simon.urbanek_at_r-project.org>
Date: Wed, 04 Mar 2009 10:37:24 -0500

On Feb 25, 2009, at 10:27 , MerliseClyde 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>
>

Try re-installing R from the CRAN binary -- apparently your FC configuration was somehow blown away (strangely since it resides within R.framework).

Cheers,
S

PS: This is a sort of question you should send to R-SIG-Mac, really ...

> 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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