RE: [Rd] (PR#7163) Install packages does not work on Win2003 serv er

From: Walke, Rainer <Walke_at_demogr.mpg.de>
Date: Fri 13 Aug 2004 - 16:39:52 EST

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Uwe Ligges [SMTP:ligges@statistik.uni-dortmund.de]
> Sent: Thursday, August 12, 2004 5:38 PM
> To: Walke, Rainer
> Cc: R-devel
> Subject: Re: [Rd] (PR#7163) Install packages does not work on Win2003
> server
>
> Walke, Rainer wrote:
>
> > >a) It works for me.
> > >b) If it works for you on some Windows versions but not on others,
> > why
> > >do you think it is a bug in R?
> >
> > It is the first of our application that shows this problem. At least
> > as far as I know.
> > The installation of R works without any problem, only the addition
> > of further packages does not. What is the difference between both
> > installation parts? Of course you may ask what is the difference between
> > Windows NT and Windows XP as client system. And you may ask what is the
> > difference between a Windows NT and a Windows 2003 file server?
> > Is R using a piece of code that Windows XP sends wrong to a Windows
> > 2003 file server?
> >
> > >Quite probably something is not set up correctly either in your
> > >configuration of Windows (permissions, quota, ...) or in the
> > >configuration of R (do you have set another library path to install
> > to)?
> >
> > >Please tell us the way you tried to install the package.
> >
> > >Uwe Ligges
> >
> > What I did, was "Install packages from local zip files..."
> > interactivly.
> >
> > Best,
> > Rainer Walke
>
>

        > Is the share form which R has been started mounted on a drive letter or

	> do you start via the UNC path?
	> Which package is it? Does it also happen for CRAN packages?
	> I guess any security setting either on the Server or the client
are 
	> blocking the installation. But it is really hard to guess what it
really 
	> is... You might want to ask your local IT stuff.

	> Uwe Ligges

	Thanks for your e-mail message. Yes, the share has been mounted on a
drive letter P.
	Unfortunately, it happens for all packages starting from abind...
	And it happens if I load a package directly from CRAN as well.
	Do you know which part of the R code creates this temporary file*
directories in the library subdirectory?

        Rainer Walke

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