Re: [Rd] Package Installer Unable to access packages (PR#12026)

From: Duncan Murdoch <murdoch_at_stats.uwo.ca>
Date: Thu, 07 Aug 2008 08:47:22 -0400

On 07/08/2008 5:34 AM, winkllj_at_acm.org wrote:
> Full_Name: Lawrence Jack Winkler
> Version: 2.7.1
> OS: OSX Leopard 10.5.4
> Submission from: (NULL) (216.170.232.85)
>
>
> I receive the following error when attempting to Get List of packages in the
> Package Installer GUI interface:
>
> Warning: unable to access index for repository
> http://www.stathy.com/cran/bin/macosx/universal/contrib/2.7
>
> Warning: unable to access index for repository
> http://www.stathy.com/cran/src/contrib when attempting Get List of CRAN
> (sources)
>
> However, if specifically downloaded and R CMD INSTALL <pkgname> executed, the
> packages installed.

This is a broken mirror, not an R bug. You should contact the admin at www.stathy.com (or use a different mirror).

Is that mirror in the standard list?

Duncan Murdoch



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