Update R and its libraries [🇷 for BE/BA]

posted by Helmut Homepage – Vienna, Austria, 2019-03-24 00:46 (1950 d 02:10 ago) – Posting: # 20075
Views: 3,402

Hi Yung-jin,

❝ Linux and macOS have no problem (always) at all to get upgraded.


Yep. libgtk is part of the major Linux distributions (Debian, Ubuntu). OS X is not my thing. ;-)

❝ However, my solution is just to wait until the binary zip is ready on CRAN.


The pragmatic solution. Perfect.

❝ How did you install package cairoDevice previously without GTK library installed beforehand? with its binary zip file?


Yes. I rarely need it, so I’m happy being a minor version behind for a while.


Edit: What might be OK for users, is not if one wants to build a package in RStudio. :not really:
In checking RStudio threw warnings that “version 3.3 of the Rtools are not compatible with R 3.5.3” (heck, I have v3.5.0.4). When ignoring the warnings, building works. I turned out that RStudio used Strawberry’s gcc-compiler (v4.8.2). Oh, my goodness. The one in RTools is v4.9.3 (of June 26, 2015). Current is v8.3 (of last February).
I gave in. Rtools in C, first in path, RStudio happy.

Dif-tor heh smusma 🖖🏼 Довге життя Україна! [image]
Helmut Schütz
[image]

The quality of responses received is directly proportional to the quality of the question asked. 🚮
Science Quotes

Complete thread:

UA Flag
Activity
 Admin contact
23,127 posts in 4,859 threads, 1,646 registered users;
36 visitors (0 registered, 36 guests [including 8 identified bots]).
Forum time: 03:57 CEST (Europe/Vienna)

No problem can stand the assault of sustained thinking.    Voltaire

The Bioequivalence and Bioavailability Forum is hosted by
BEBAC Ing. Helmut Schütz
HTML5