[GRASS5] grass6 and R
Kirk R. Wythers
kwythers at umn.edu
Sat Jan 14 17:30:17 EST 2006
On Jan 14, 2006, at 3:00 PM, Roger Bivand wrote:
> Visiting the repository will show that all is well, but nobody I
> know has
> a machine with OSX on it. With the advent of x86 OSX this will get
In the short term yes. Hopefully though, over the long term it will
bring much of os x code closer to the x86 linux and bsd code. I have
made the big vs little edian mistake more than once on os x.
> On OSX you have to install from source, as on any other Unix/Linux
> system, only Windows people get the help of a binary. Because there
> is no
> C code in the package, I guess that most (?) OSX will have the minimal
> tool train needed. Guessing further, on Linux I have:
>  "source"
> but you most likely have "mac.binary"
> Then try:
> install.packages("spgrass6", repos = rS, type="source")
worked great. Thanks Roger
> to override the default, and it should work. If you can confirm
> that it
> does, I can alter the note on the download page, and provide an
> for the Newsletter page.
I think you are good to make the change. This worked fine on my
powerbook. Tues when I'm back in my office, I'll test in on my G5.
However, I see no reason why it would be any different. Additionally,
did a small edit on the config file to get the base R program to
build on os x. If you want I can send you that too.
> If you still have difficulties, we'll need to
> work out the minimum configuration needed on OSX to install a source
> package, for example based on:
> Hope this helps,
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