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

From: Michael Lawrence <lawrence.michael_at_gene.com>
Date: Sat, 11 Jun 2011 17:59:56 -0700

I'm working on a mechanism that will download GTK+ (the official zip files) into a predetermined location and put that location in front of the other paths at load time. Hopefully this will resolve these continuing issues.

Michael

On Fri, Jun 10, 2011 at 6:07 AM, Janko Thyson < janko.thyson.rstuff_at_googlemail.com> wrote:

> 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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