Re: [R] error on Windows OS

From: Duncan Murdoch <murdoch.duncan_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 31 May 2010 13:09:14 -0400

On 31/05/2010 9:13 AM, M.Ribeiro wrote:
> Ok,
> I re-installed the Rtools (now Rtools211 because I was in another computer
> with R version 2.10) , and the message now when I tried to install the
> package was
>
> Warning: invalid package 'GWSR_1.0.tar.gz'
> Erro: ERROR: no packages specified
> Warning message:
> In install.packages("GWSR_1.0.tar.gz", repos = NULL, type = "source") :
> installation of package 'GWSR_1.0.tar.gz' had non-zero exit status
>
>
> Any Clue?

I would guess that the package didn't exist in the current directory.

I'd recommend working in the CMD window rather than in R (using "Rcmd INSTALL GWSR_1.0.tar.gz"); it is sometimes tricky to see what the state of the system is from R.

Duncan Murdoch



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