[Rd] requiring NAMESPACE re-installation marked as old.packages?

From: Martin Morgan <mtmorgan_at_fhcrc.org>
Date: Tue, 19 Jul 2011 01:23:39 -0700


It would be convenient if, under R-devel r56422, packages that require re-installation because they do not have a NAMESPACE were marked as old.packages, so their lack of functionality can be discovered more easily.

 > "snow" %in% row.names(old.packages()) [1] FALSE
 > library(snow)
Error in library(snow) :

   package 'snow' does not have a NAMESPACE and should be re-installed  > install.packages("snow", repos="http://cran.r-project.org") Installing package(s) into
'/home/mtmorgan/R/x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu-library/2.14' (as 'lib' is unspecified)
trying URL 'http://cran.r-project.org/src/contrib/snow_0.3-5.tar.gz' Content type 'application/x-gzip' length 21059 bytes (20 Kb) opened URL



downloaded 20 Kb

The downloaded packages are in

         '/tmp/RtmpoGypnz/downloaded_packages' Warning message:
In install.packages("snow", repos = "http://cran.r-project.org") :

   installation of package 'snow' had non-zero exit status

Martin

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