Re: [R] cannot install R-2.6.1 on Mac OS X 10.4.9 PowerPC G5

From: Roy Mendelssohn <Roy.Mendelssohn_at_noaa.gov>
Date: Tue, 04 Dec 2007 11:03:51 -0800

Look to see if you have a link in /usr/local that links /usr/local/ib to "/usr/local/lib 1". it is that which is causing the problems. In the link below, Simon gives 2 commands that remove the link and renames the library location. Then the install works.

-Roy

On Dec 4, 2007, at 10:21 AM, shelley wrote:

> Hi Roy:
>
> Thank you for your quick response! I checked the softlink and I did
> see: /usr/local/ -> /private/var/automount/usr/local
>
> From the post I read: "I'm not quite sure what to do with this".
> What does it mean? It means there is no way to install the Tcl/Tk
> libraries on my powerPCs? I want to use it.
>
> -Shelley
>
>
> On Dec 4, 2007, at 12:11 PM, Roy Mendelssohn wrote:
>
>> Sorry, I copied the wrong link. Look at:
>>
>> https://stat.ethz.ch/pipermail/r-devel/2007-December/047605.html
>>
>> -Roy M.
>>
>> On Dec 4, 2007, at 9:57 AM, Roy Mendelssohn wrote:
>>
>>> Hi Shelley:
>>>
>>> Look at:
>>>
>>> https://stat.ethz.ch/pipermail/r-devel/2007-December/047601.html
>>>
>>> -Roy M.
>>>
>>>
>>> On Dec 4, 2007, at 9:42 AM, shelley wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hello:
>>>>
>>>> I tried to install the latest R2.6.1 on my Mac OS X machines. I
>>>> have
>>>> no problems installing it on my Mac OS X Tigr machine. But when I
>>>> tried to install it on other Mac OS X 10.4.9 PowerPCs, I could not
>>>> have the GNU Fortran and/or Tcl/Tk libraries installed. I always
>>>> got
>>>> the error message : There were errors installing the software,
>>>> please
>>>> try installing again.
>>>>
>>>> Does somebody have any idea what was going wrong? I had X11
>>>> installed
>>>> on the machines, do I need to install other softwares before
>>>> installing R?
>>>>
>>>> Thanks!
>>>> -Shelley
>>>>
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Roy Mendelssohn
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Environmental Research Division
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