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Brew install R fails - Updated right away

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I just cleaned up my home brew cellar and had problems reinstalling R. I got the old well-known error message:

brew install r
==> Downloading
Already downloaded: /Library/Caches/Homebrew/r-2.15.1.tar.gz
Error: This formula requires a fortran compiler,...

Reinstalling gfortran (which was actually installed already) did not help and so I decided to trick home brew until the problem is fixed, with the following:

Octave Debugging

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This was actually a Comment in another post of mine, but I’ll paste it here since the migration to Disqus and it’s worth a post anyway:

iss replied on Mon, 2011-07-04 10:31:

I just found a nice site about Octave debugging. It told me about the following two functions, which are very nice for debugging, which is a pretty pitty in Octave in contrast to Matlab :/

PostBox Settings

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This is a (growing) collection of useful custom settings for the PostBox mail client. It obsoletes the old post for one PostBox setting. All these settings are available in the PostBox configuration editor, which is located under Preferences -> Advanced -> General -> Config Editor...