Re: [R] Install XML PACKAGE

From: Uwe Ligges <ligges_at_statistik.tu-dortmund.de>
Date: Thu, 10 Mar 2011 14:39:15 +0100

On 10.03.2011 13:33, David Winsemius wrote:
>
> On Mar 10, 2011, at 5:18 AM, wesley mathew wrote:
>
>> Dear All
>> I wanna install XML package, but it shows XML package is not available.
>>> install.packages("XML")
>> *Warning: unable to access index for repository
>> http://www.stats.ox.ac.uk/pub/RWi
>> n/bin/windows/contrib/2.8
>> Warning message:
>> package 'XML' is not available*
>> *How can I install this xml package? Do I have any other methods for
>> installing packages in windows system?*
>> *Thanks in advance. *
>> *Kind Regards*
>> *W. Mathew*
>>
>
> There is no such directory entry (2.8) at Ripley's Repository
>
> Try:
> http://www.stats.ox.ac.uk/pub/RWin/bin/windows/contrib/
>

Right, 2.8.x is outdated. Please upgrade your R installation or you will have to install XML from sources yourself. If you want to do the latter with your ancient version of R, see the corresponding manual "R Installation and Administration".

Uwe Ligges



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