Re: [Rd] R 2.5.0 MAC OS X version

From: Prof Brian Ripley <>
Date: Wed, 30 May 2007 15:38:29 +0100 (BST)

And beyond that good advice, the mailing list for MacOS issues is R-sig-mac.

Are you really using 'GNU Fortran 4.2.0' (which was released well after R 2.5.0), or some pre-release of it? Such details do matter.

On Wed, 30 May 2007, Roy Mendelssohn wrote:

> Hi Recal:
> To save you from some possible flames, it would probably help if you
> describe what the problems are, with specific examples and some of
> the relevant error messages. It would be difficult to for someone to
> know if they are seeing similar problems without knowing what the
> problems are.
> I believe such information is in the posting guides, which do contain
> good information on how to frame a question to the mail list that
> will elicit useful responses.
> -Roy
> On May 30, 2007, at 7:08 AM, Recai Yucel wrote:
>> Please accept my apologies if this was addressed before, I could not
>> find any solution so I am posting my question here.
>> I am having a lot of difficulties with installing and developing R
>> packages with the latest version of R 2.5.0. I am using a MacBook
>> Pro. I
>> never had these problems with the previous versions of R. I think part
>> of the problem is caused by the GNU Fortran 4.2.0 or my lack of
>> knowledge...
>> If anybody else had similar problems and found the solution, please
>> let
>> me know.
>> Best.
>> --
>> Recai Yucel, Ph.D.
>> Assistant Professor of Biostatistics
>> Biostatistics and Epidemiology
>> UMASS-Amherst

Brian D. Ripley,        
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