Re: [R] Package not on CRAN mirrow - what now?

From: Uwe Ligges <ligges_at_statistik.tu-dortmund.de>
Date: Thu, 10 Jun 2010 12:42:26 +0200

On 10.06.2010 12:28, markwebb_at_afrihost.co.za wrote:
> Package arulesSequences isn't on CRAN for automatic package install.
> I downloaded a *.tar.qz version because no *.zip for Windows offered.
> Why is this?

Because the DESCRIPTION file and hence the web page of the package at http://cran.r-project.org/web/packages/arulesSequences/index.html tell us
OS_type: unix
that means the author declared this package does only work on unix like systems.

Best,
Uwe Ligges

> I expanded *.tar.qz in ~R/R-2.11.0/library/arulesSequences
> I then assumed that R would list it in the packages list but it doesn't.
> What am I doing wrong ?
> Regards
>
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