Re: [R] library installation problem, invalid regular expression in help indices

From: Uwe Ligges <ligges_at_statistik.tu-dortmund.de>
Date: Tue, 01 Jun 2010 18:48:40 +0200

I guess something strange is loaded or changed in your personal startup scripts (i.e. through your Renviron or Rprofile settings.

Uwe Ligges

On 27.05.2010 15:34, Rainer Machne wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I have a strange package installation problem after update to R 2.11.0
> on Fedora Core 12.
>
> A colleague of mine with the very same Fedora and R versions doesn't
> have this problem, while logging on to his computer but installing from
> my settings and into my local library path also shows the problem, so it
> seems to be related to some of my environment settings.
>
> Installation of several packages fails during installation of help
> indices. The error is:
>
> "Error: invalid regular expression '^[[:blank:]]*"
>
> The packages for which installation failes, with the respective help
> files after which the error occurs:
>
> robustbase: NOxEmissions
> tuneR: lilyinput
> kernlab: kha
> rrcov: CovSest
> seewave: wasp
>
>
> Any ideas?
>
> btw, i just copied my colleague's installation folders to mine, and it
> seems to work; for me the problem is solved for now. But it would still
> be good to know what the problem is.
>
>
> Thanks,
> Rainer
>
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