[R] install problem 2.6 mac os x 10.5

Chung-hong Chan chainsawtiney at gmail.com
Mon Nov 5 01:22:58 CET 2007

Refer to R Mac SIG list, the mpkg installer in 2.6 binary is broken in Leopard.
Until an updated version is release, you can install R by install each
package in "Packages" folder one by one.
Hope it helps.


On 11/4/07, Emilio Gagliardi <emilio at ualberta.ca> wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I am trying to install R-2.6 over my 2.5.1 installation on Mac OS X
> 10.5.
> R version 2.5.1 (2007-06-27)
> I double-click the installer package,
> 1) Click Continue
> 2) Click Continue
> 3) Click Continue + Click Agree
> On the "Installation Type" dialog screen, all four options are grayed
> out, with skip beside them.  The Install button is also grayed out.
> If I click the "Standard Install" button, it allows me to change the
> directory to install onto, but then brings me back to the same screen.
> So I can't install.  If I click any one the four options [R Framework,
> R GUI, etc] the message says "There is a more recent version of this
> software installed on your system.  There is no need to install this
> older version."
> What am I missing here?
> Thanks for your help.
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CH Chan
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