Re: [Rd] installing spam package is failing (spam_0.29-1)

From: peter dalgaard <pdalgd_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 18 Jul 2012 20:19:31 +0200

On Jul 18, 2012, at 20:02 , chuckles the clone wrote:

> Thanks! But no. sources.list already contains:
> deb http://http://cran.cnr.Berkeley.edu/bin/linux/ubuntu oneiric/

If it is actually spelled like that, that may be the cause of your problem. Fixing what needs, I see that there is indeed a

http://cran.cnr.berkeley.edu/bin/linux/ubuntu/oneiric/r-base-core_2.15.1-1oneiric0_amd64.deb

file and several of its friends in that directory.

>
> Re-running any sort of apt-get results in the same failure to upgrade R.
>
> Is there some way of installing a version of this "spam" library which
> is compatible with the version of R that apt-get insists on installing?

>
> (also, who decided to name this thing "spam"? i suppose it seemed
> cute at the time but it is virtually impossible to google for. )
>
>
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