Re: [Rd] package unlisted (PR#8410)

From: <MSchwartz_at_mn.rr.com>
Date: Sun 18 Dec 2005 - 15:18:40 GMT


On Sun, 2005-12-18 at 15:31 +0100, chtorres@linux.ime.usp.br wrote:
> Full_Name: Cesar Henrique Torres
> Version: 2.2.0
> OS: winXP-pro
> Submission from: (NULL) (201.1.196.50)
>
>
> Hi developer's!
>
> I'd like to know were gtools package is, because in the link below it isn't:
> http://cran.r-project.org/bin/windows/contrib/r-release/
> This package is used in gplots and I'm trying to make a balloonplot.
>
> Thanks a lot,
> Cesar Torres.

Please do not post bugs on Contributed packages to the main R-bugs repo. This now requires intervention by a member of R Core, none of whom are in a position to resolve the problem. You should contact the package maintainer instead. In this case it is Nitin Jain (nitin.jain@pfizer.com) who I have cc'd here.

The problem here is that the current version of gtools for Windows is not passing the required checks before it can be allowed to be included in the main CRAN repo. This can be seen here:

http://cran.r-project.org/bin/windows/contrib/checkSummaryWin.html

On the above, scroll down to gtools and you will see links for the following error log and interim resolution:

http://cran.r-project.org/bin/windows/contrib/2.2/check/gtools-check.log

http://cran.r-project.org/bin/windows/contrib/2.2/last/ReadMe

This brings you to:

http://cran.r-project.org/bin/windows/contrib/2.2/last/

where you will find the last version of gtools for Windows that passed the required checks. This will need to be manually downloaded and may or may not work in the presence of the other related packages given the potential for version related conflicts. I suspect Nitin will have more definitive comments.

HTH, Marc Schwartz



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