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

From: shelley <wang0174_at_umn.edu>
Date: Tue, 4 Dec 2007 13:23:45 -0600

Hi Roy:

I don't know where Simon found the "/usr/local/lib 1". I checked everywhere but could not find it. There is a softlink links "/usr/ bin/ to "/private/var/automount/usr/local", but no softlink links "/ usr/bin/local" to other place.

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lrwxr-xr-x 1 root wheel 27 Dec 3 12:18 local -> /automount/ static/usr/local
drwxr-xr-x 2 swlocal lab 68 Jan 16 2004 lib ###########

-Shelley

On Dec 4, 2007, at 1:03 PM, Roy Mendelssohn wrote:

> 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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> **********************
> "The contents of this message do not reflect any position of the
> U.S. Government or NOAA."
> **********************
> Roy Mendelssohn
> Supervisory Operations Research Analyst
> NOAA/NMFS
> Environmental Research Division
> Southwest Fisheries Science Center
> 1352 Lighthouse Avenue
> Pacific Grove, CA 93950-2097
>
> e-mail: Roy.Mendelssohn_at_noaa.gov (Note new e-mail address)
> voice: (831)-648-9029
> fax: (831)-648-8440
> www: http://www.pfeg.noaa.gov/
>
> "Old age and treachery will overcome youth and skill."
>
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