[R] 1: Setting LC_CTYPE failed, using "C"

Christian christian at echoffmann.ch
Tue Dec 6 23:34:59 CET 2016

At startup or and using R CMD .. I stumble about

1: Setting LC_CTYPE failed, using "C"
2: Setting LC_TIME failed, using "C"
3: Setting LC_MESSAGES failed, using "C"
4: Setting LC_MONETARY failed, using "C"

Iam am working with

R version 3.3.2 (2016-10-31)
Platform: x86_64-apple-darwin13.4.0 (64-bit)
Running under: macOS Sierra 10.12.1

[1] C

attached base packages:
  [1] tools     tcltk     stats4    splines   parallel  compiler grid
  [8] stats     graphics  grDevices utils     datasets  methods base

other attached packages:
  [1] survival_2.39-5    spatial_7.3-11     rpart_4.1-10 nnet_7.3-12
  [5] mgcv_1.8-15        nlme_3.1-128       foreign_0.8-67 codetools_0.2-15
  [9] cluster_2.0.5      class_7.3-14       boot_1.3-18 Matrix_1.2-7.1
[13] MASS_7.3-45        KernSmooth_2.23-15 cwhmisc_6.0 lattice_0.20-34

What are these messages telling me other than in version 3.1 where they 
were not present?

Thanks for hints


Christian Hoffmann
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CH-8915 Hausen am Albis
Telefon 0041-(0)44-7640853

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