From: Uwe Ligges <ligges_at_statistik.tu-dortmund.de>

Date: Sun, 27 Jun 2010 19:42:16 +0200

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Date: Sun, 27 Jun 2010 19:42:16 +0200

On 27.06.2010 17:48, Geoffrey Smith wrote:

> Hello, I am trying to update the mgcv package on my Linux box and I keep

*> getting an "Out of memory!" error. Does anyone know of a fix for this?
**> Below is a snippet of the message that I keep getting: Thank you. Geoff
**>
**> ** R
**> ** inst
**> ** preparing package for lazy loading
**> ** help
**> *** installing help indices
**> >>> Building/Updating help pages for package 'mgcv'
**> Formats: text html latex example
**> Predict.matrix text html latex example
**> Predict.matrix.cr.smooth text html latex example
**> Tweedie text html latex example
**> anova.gam text html latex example
**> bam text html latex example
**> bam.update text html latex example
**> cSplineDes text html latex example
**> choose.k text html latex example
**> exclude.too.far text html latex example
**> extract.lme.cov text html latex example
**> fix.family.link text html latex
**> fixDependence text html latex example
**> formXtViX text html latex
**> formula.gam text html latex
**> full.score text html latex
**> gam text html latex example
**> gam.check text html latex example
**> gam.control text html latex
**> gam.convergence text html latex
**> gam.fit text html latex
**> gam.fit3 text html latex
**> gam.models text html latex example
**> gam.outer text html latex
**> gam.selection text html latex example
**> gam.side text html latex example
**> gam.vcomp text html latex example
**> gam2objective text html latex
**> gamObject text html latex
**> Out of memory!
*

This comes probably from perl.

Can you try to upgrade to a recent version of R please? Yours is at
least one year old and has still the old help system. It may be the case
that the new mgcv is not compatible with the old help system.

Uwe Ligges

> ERROR: building help failed for package ‘mgcv’

*> * Removing ‘/usr/lib/R/library/mgcv’
**> * Restoring previous ‘/usr/lib/R/library/mgcv’
**>
**> The downloaded packages are in
**> ‘/tmp/Rtmp9H7LN8/downloaded_packages’
**> Updating HTML index of packages in '.Library'
**> Warning message:
**> In install.packages(update[instlib == l, "Package"], l, contriburl =
**> contriburl, :
**> installation of package 'mgcv' had non-zero exit status
**>
**> [[alternative HTML version deleted]]
**>
**>
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