Re: [Rd] Require of gWidgetsRGtk2 fails: RGtk2.dll can't be found, but it's there

From: Janko Thyson <janko.thyson.rstuff_at_googlemail.com>
Date: Fri, 10 Jun 2011 15:07:00 +0200

Okay, at least some positive result today (language issue ;-))

Thanks for trying. Seems like GTK2 and me are not meant to be ...

Regards,
Janko

On 10.06.2011 14:36, Prof Brian Ripley wrote:
> It is a Microsoft error message, so your Windows is translating it,
> not R. It does say 'The specified module' in English Windows, without
> saying who specified the module (but it does often produce a popup
> naming the module).
>
> I've no better idea what your problem is: the @ReadMe instructions
> work for me, Uwe on winbuilder and in our teaching lab (and the advice
> in RGtk2 does not).
>
> On Fri, 10 Jun 2011, Janko Thyson wrote:
>
>> On 10.06.2011 13:18, Prof Brian Ripley wrote:
>> On Fri, 10 Jun 2011, Janko Thyson wrote:
>>
>> Dear list,
>>
>> I've been trying to get gWidgets/gWidgetsRGtk2 to run
>> every other month for a while, but somehow I simply can't
>> figure out what's going wrong.
>>
>>
>> Your subject line indicates your confusion. It does not say
>> RGtk2.dll cannot be found (at least, the English version of the
>> message does not say so).
>>
>> What it means is that RGtk2.dll or one of the DLLs it depends on
>> cannot be found. See the instructions at
>> http://cran.r-project.org/bin/windows/contrib/2.13/@ReadMe
>>
>> It is Microsoft's error message, not ours.
>>
>>
>> Thanks for your answer. I followed the advice in the readme file and
>> installed
>>
>> http://ftp.gnome.org/pub/gnome/binaries/win32/gtk+/2.22/gtk+-bundle_2.22.0-201010
>>
>> 16_win32.zip
>> Previously I made sure that all other previously installed GTK+ runtime
>> environments were removed and that the windows PATH reflects the
>> correct path to
>> the "new" GTK+ files. I also made sure I started a new R session
>> before trying
>> 'require(gWidgetsRGtk2)' again. Yet, the same error. More precisely,
>> a dialog box
>> pops up asking me to install GTK+ or not. That's what's confusing me
>> as well: the
>> package's recommendation with respect to the version of an GTK+ runtime
>> environment is somewhat out-of-sync with the advice in the readme,
>> even though it
>> the version is fairly recent (2011-04-30)
>>
>> Sorry for the german part in the error message, but I wasn't able to
>> get it all
>> to English (tried language = en in Rconsole file, setting up a
>> Renviron.site with
>> LANGUAGE=en, setting Sys.setenv("LANGUAGE"="en") and
>> Sys.setenv("LC_ALL"="en") to
>> no avail; not a good R day today ;-)). I freely translated it for you:
>>
>> Loading required package: gWidgetsRGtk2
>> Loading required package: gWidgets
>> Error in inDL(x, as.logical(local), as.logical(now), ...) :
>> unable to load shared object
>> 'R:/Apps/R/R-2.13.0/library/RGtk2/libs/i386/RGtk2.dll':
>> LoadLibrary failure: the specified module could not be found.
>>
>> Failed to load RGtk2 dynamic library, attempting to install it.
>> Learn more about GTK+ at http://www.gtk.org
>> If the package still does not load, please ensure that GTK+ is
>> installed and that
>> it is on your PATH environment variable
>> IN ANY CASE, RESTART R BEFORE TRYING TO LOAD THE PACKAGE AGAIN
>> Error : .onAttach failed in attachNamespace() for 'gWidgetsRGtk2',
>> details:
>> call: .Call(name, ..., PACKAGE = PACKAGE)
>> error: C symbol name "S_gtk_icon_factory_new" not in DLL for package
>> "RGtk2"
>>
>> Do you have any other idea what I might be doing wrong?
>>
>> Regards,
>> Janko
>>
>>
>>
>> I tried several distributions of the GTK runtime
>> environment for Windows
>>
>> (http://downloads.sourceforge.net/gladewin32/gtk-2.12.9-win32-1.exe
>> as described in the package's
>> vignette,http://ftp.gnome.org/pub/gnome/binaries/win32/gtk+/2.22/gtk+-bundle_2.22.1-20101
>> 227_win32.zip)
>>
>> I also included GTK in my Windows PATH.
>>
>> Yet, when I run 'require(gWidgetsRGtk2)', R complains
>> that the RGtk2.dll can't be found/loaded (see below). But
>> this file definitely exists. I'm running R-2.13.0 from a
>> USB Device but made sure that args 'destdir' and 'lib'
>> are set propperly in 'install.packages'.
>>
>> Loading required package: gWidgetsRGtk2
>> Loading required package: gWidgets
>> Error in inDL(x, as.logical(local), as.logical(now), ...)
>> :
>> unable to load shared object
>> 'R:/Apps/R/R-2.13.0/library/RGtk2/libs/i386/RGtk2.dll':
>> LoadLibrary failure: Das angegebene Modul wurde nicht
>> gefunden.
>>
>> Failed to load RGtk2 dynamic library, attempting to
>> install it.
>> Learn more about GTK+ at http://www.gtk.org
>> If the package still does not load, please ensure that
>> GTK+ is installed and that it is on your PATH environment
>> variable
>> IN ANY CASE, RESTART R BEFORE TRYING TO LOAD THE PACKAGE
>> AGAIN
>> Error : .onAttach failed in attachNamespace() for
>> 'gWidgetsRGtk2', details:
>> call: .Call(name, ..., PACKAGE = PACKAGE)
>> error: C symbol name "S_gtk_icon_factory_new" not in DLL
>> for package "RGtk2"
>>
>> Best regards,
>> Janko
>>
>> R version 2.13.0 (2011-04-13)
>> Platform: i386-pc-mingw32/i386 (32-bit)
>>
>> locale:
>> [1] LC_COLLATE=German_Germany.1252
>> LC_CTYPE=German_Germany.1252
>> [3] LC_MONETARY=German_Germany.1252 LC_NUMERIC=C
>> [5] LC_TIME=German_Germany.1252
>>
>> attached base packages:
>> [1] stats graphics grDevices utils datasets
>> methods base
>>
>> other attached packages:
>> [1] gWidgets_0.0-44
>>
>> loaded via a namespace (and not attached):
>> [1] gWidgetsRGtk2_0.0-74 RGtk2_2.20.12
>> tools_2.13.0
>>
>>
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