Re: [R] reg: R genetics problem

From: Juliet Hannah <juliet.hannah_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 23 Jun 2010 12:06:46 -0400

I've used this package before, and it always gives me the message:

NOTE: THIS PACKAGE IS NOW OBSOLETE. So I stopped using it. I just tried installing it and it gave me some new errors (below). Maybe you should also post your sessionInfo().

> library("genetics")

Loading required package: combinat

Attaching package: 'combinat'

The following object(s) are masked from 'package:utils':

    combn

Loading required package: gdata

gdata: Unable to locate valid perl interpreter
gdata:
gdata: read.xls() will be unable to read Excel XLS and XLSX files
unless the 'perl=' argument is used to specify the location of a valid perl intrpreter.
gdata:
gdata: (To avoid display of this message in the future, please ensure perl is installed and available on the executable search path.) gdata: Unable to load perl libaries needed by read.xls() gdata: to support 'XLX' (Excel 97-2004) files.

gdata: Unable to load perl libaries needed by read.xls() gdata: to support 'XLSX' (Excel 2007+) files.

gdata: Run the function 'installXLSXsupport()'
gdata: to automatically download and install the perl
gdata: libaries needed to support Excel XLS and XLSX formats.

Attaching package: 'gdata'

The following object(s) are masked from 'package:utils':

    object.size

Loading required package: gtools
Loading required package: MASS
Loading required package: mvtnorm

NOTE: THIS PACKAGE IS NOW OBSOLETE.   The R-Genetics project has developed an set of enhanced genetics   packages to replace 'genetics'. Please visit the project homepage   at http://rgenetics.org for informtion.

Attaching package: 'genetics'

The following object(s) are masked from 'package:base':

    %in%, as.factor, order

> sessionInfo()

R version 2.11.0 (2010-04-22)
i386-pc-mingw32

locale:
[1] LC_COLLATE=English_United States.1252 LC_CTYPE=English_United States.1252 LC_MONETARY=English_United States.1252 LC_NUMERIC=C [5] LC_TIME=English_United States.1252

attached base packages:
[1] stats graphics grDevices utils datasets methods base

other attached packages:
[1] genetics_1.3.4 mvtnorm_0.9-9 MASS_7.3-5 gtools_2.6.2 gdata_2.8.0 combinat_0.0-7

On Wed, Jun 23, 2010 at 2:49 AM, A Padmavathi Devi padma <padma_at_ccmb.res.in> wrote:
> Dear Sir,
> We need to use genetics packages at our end. We have installed R packages. When i try to choose genetics package and install, it is giving an error. Please see the attachment for the error. How can i resolve it and make it work?
> Thanking you
> A Padmavathi Devi
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