Re: [Rd] Rigroup external package ready to go but no incoming at ftp site

From: Kevin B. Hendricks <>
Date: Thu 03 Aug 2006 - 23:54:47 GMT


I found a web page that said to upload using ftp to cran.r-

Unfortunately, I can't seem to do that either.

[kbhend@base3 src]$ ftp -d Connected to
220 Welcome to the CRAN FTP service.
530 Please login with USER and PASS.
530 Please login with USER and PASS.
KERBEROS_V4 rejected as an authentication type Name ( anonymous ---> USER anonymous
331 Please specify the password.

230-Welcome, CRAN useR!
230-If you have any unusual problems,
230-please report them via e-mail to <cran-sysadmin@statmath.wu->.
230 Login successful.
---> SYST
215 UNIX Type: L8
Remote system type is UNIX.
Using binary mode to transfer files.
ftp> cd incoming
---> CWD incoming
250 Directory successfully changed.
ftp> put Rigroup_0.80.0.tar.gz
local: Rigroup_0.80.0.tar.gz remote: Rigroup_0.80.0.tar.gz ---> TYPE I
200 Switching to Binary mode.
ftp: setsockopt (ignored): Permission denied ---> PASV
227 Entering Passive Mode (137,208,57,37,223,191) ---> STOR Rigroup_0.80.0.tar.gz
553 Could not create file.

Any ideas?


On Aug 3, 2006, at 6:46 PM, Kevin B. Hendricks wrote:

> Hi,
> Thanks to lots of help and hints, I now have a working validated
> external version of all of the igroup functions. The source Package
> is called Rigroup_0.80.0.tar.gz and it passes R CMD check of my Linux
> box and will install and pass all tests on my Mac OSX(Intel and PPC)
> machines and my Linux boxes
> (Fedora Core 5). I would like a Windows user to build and install it
> if there are any volunteers. The code include test cases and has
> been modified to handle localizations, includes full man Rd files,
> uses a NAMESPACE, etc.
> So I think I am ready to upload it but following the instructions in
> R_ext.pdf
> say to ftp to and put the file in incoming/ and
> then send e-mail to about it.
> The problem is there is no "incoming/" directory that I could see or
> that I could cd into when ftping to that machine.
> So I was wondering how do I make my package available?
> Thanks,
> Kevin
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