[ESS] ESS, install.packages() in R, and Windows
henric.nilsson at statisticon.se
Mon Dec 19 22:43:14 CET 2005
On Må, 2005-12-19, 17:40, Martin Maechler skrev:
>>>>>> "Henric" == Henric Nilsson <henric.nilsson at statisticon.se>
>>>>>> on Mon, 19 Dec 2005 17:02:20 +0100 (CET) writes:
> Henric> BTW, notice that `install.packages()' will work in ESS if you
> Henric> `chooseCRANmirror(graphics = FALSE)' first. This doesn't even
> open a
> Henric> window device, but seems to initialize whatever it is that
> needs to be
> Henric> initialized.
> Yes. But we'd like to find and solve the root problem.
Of course. I just wanted to point out that it wasn't necessary to trigger
any window device or to load the tcltk package to work around the problem.
> The most simple way to reproduce the problem will probably be
> which --- on windows Rgui (or on the Mac) --- tries to open a
> graphical list-box widget, and which would not work inside ESS
> in Windows Rgui. Can you confirm?
Confirmed. It only works if one of the suggested work-arounds is applied
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