Re: [Rd] Re: update.packages keeps trying to update gregmisc

From: Gabor Grothendieck <ggrothendieck_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue 07 Jun 2005 - 11:34:26 GMT

That worked! Thanks.

On 6/7/05, Brian D Ripley <ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk> wrote:
> This is due to the inconsistent way gregmisc has been unbundled. There
> was a gregmisc 2.0-7 containing gplots etc as part of a bundle, and there
> are also versions of gplots etc *with the same version number* which are
> not part of a bundle.
>
> The only way out I have found is to remove gregmisc and, if necessary, its
> former component packages, and then re-install gplots etc.
>
> On Tue, 7 Jun 2005, Gabor Grothendieck wrote:
>
> > One other point I just noticed. If I run new.packages() it reports this,
> > namely that gregmisc has extra contents of NA.
> >
> > > np <- new.packages()
> > --- Please select a CRAN mirror for use in this session ---
> > Warning messages:
> > 1: bundle 'VR' is incompletely installed in: new.packages()
> > 2: bundle 'VR' has extra contents 'nnet' in: new.packages()
> > 3: bundle 'gregmisc' is incompletely installed in: new.packages()
> > 4: bundle 'gregmisc' has extra contents 'NA' in: new.packages()
> >
> > On 6/6/05, Gabor Grothendieck <ggrothendieck@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > If I issue the command
> > > > update.packages()
> > > it wants to update 'gregmisc' but then if I do it again right afterwards it
> > > still wants to update 'gregmisc'. It should have updated everything
> > > the first time and should not be trying to update anything the second
> > > time. Any comments?
> > >
> > > Here is the transcript of a session (R version at end):
> > >
> > >
> > > > update.packages()
> > > gregmisc :
> > > Version 2.0.7 installed in C:/PROGRA~1/R/RW2010~1/library
> > > Version 2.0.8 available at http://probability.ca/cran
> > > Update (y/N/c)? y
> > > trying URL 'http://probability.ca/cran/bin/windows/contrib/2.1/gregmisc_2.0.8.zip'
> > > Content type 'application/zip' length 2465 bytes
> > > opened URL
> > > downloaded 2465 bytes
> > >
> > > package 'gregmisc' successfully unpacked and MD5 sums checked
> > >
> > > The downloaded packages are in
> > > C:\Documents and Settings\Grothendieck\Local
> > > Settings\Temp\Rtmp9430\downloaded_packages
> > > updating HTML package descriptions
> > > > update.packages()
> > > gregmisc :
> > > Version 2.0.7 installed in C:/PROGRA~1/R/RW2010~1/library
> > > Version 2.0.8 available at http://probability.ca/cran
> > > Update (y/N/c)? y
> > > trying URL 'http://probability.ca/cran/bin/windows/contrib/2.1/gregmisc_2.0.8.zip'
> > > Content type 'application/zip' length 2465 bytes
> > > opened URL
> > > downloaded 2465 bytes
> > >
> > > package 'gregmisc' successfully unpacked and MD5 sums checked
> > >
> > > The downloaded packages are in
> > > C:\Documents and Settings\Grothendieck\Local
> > > Settings\Temp\Rtmp9430\downloaded_packages
> > > updating HTML package descriptions
> > > > R.version.string # Windows XP
> > > [1] "R version 2.1.0, 2005-05-14"
> > >
> >
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