Re: [Rd] Package does not have a NAMESPACE and should be re-installed

From: walcotteric <>
Date: Tue, 15 May 2012 05:57:35 -0700 (PDT)

Duncan Murdoch-2 wrote
> On 12-05-14 2:37 PM, walcott3@ wrote:

>> I'm trying to load a package locally from a zip file. When I load the
>> package, I first get this, which looks okay:
>> package ?IBGEPesq? successfully unpacked and MD5 sums checked
>> HOWEVER, when I try to use the package to use the data with
>> library(IBGEPesq)
>> I get this message:
>>    package ?IBGEPesq? does not have a NAMESPACE and should be
>> re-installed
>> I've tried re-installing it, and I've tried following suggestions on
>> similar posts, but with no success.

> The .zip file was likely produced by an earlier version of R. It is
> essentially a copy of an installed version of the package. You need a
> new .zip file, produced by the same version of R as you are using.
> Duncan Murdoch
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I'm not sure I can get the newer version (it's census data from another country). Is there a way to figure out which version of R was used and just install that temporarily?

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