Re: [R] Design library installation problem

From: John Kane <jrkrideau_at_yahoo.ca>
Date: Wed, 13 Jun 2007 08:11:49 -0400 (EDT)


I cannot find the posting but I believe Brian Ripley posted something here a day or so ago that said that Design had not passed some of the 2.5.0 tests.

> Dear Listers
>
> I have tried to install Frank Harrell's two
> libaries: Hmisc
> and Design.
>
> I found that Hmisc was listed in the list of
> packages from
> the Install Packages command on the Packages menu,
> but
> Design was not. I installed Hmisc from this list,
> and when I
> issued the library(Hmisc) command, it loaded into
> memory
> correctly.
>
> I then copied the Design 1.1-1.zip file from the
> http://lib.stat.cmu.edu/S/Harrell/library/r/ site
> and used
> the Install Packages from Local Zip file command.
>
> I received no error messages and a visual inspection
> of the
> R\library directory shows Design has been installed.
>
> However, when I issued the library(Design) command I
> get the
> following error message:
>
> Error in library(Design) : 'Design' is not a valid
> package
> -- installed < 2.0.0?
>
>
> I also notice, from a visual inspection of the
> R\library\Design\R directory that there is only one
> file:
> design. In other directories, eg. R\library\Hmisc\R
> there
> are usually 3 files:
> Hmisc
> Hmisc.rdx
> Hmisc.rdb
>
> I am new to R, and a bit lost. I have read the
> R-admin.pdf
> documentation on packages but am still unsure how to
> proceed
> from here.
>
> I would appreciate any advice, and any answers to
> the
> following questions:
>
> 1) is there a reason why Design is not listed in the
> Install
> Packages list as Hmisc is?
> 2) have I done the correct thing by way of manual
> installation of Design?
> 3) is the absence of 2 other Design files (rdx, rdb)
> the
> reason for my failed installation?
> 4) what should I try now?
>
>
> I am using R.2.5.0 on Windows XP.
>
> Kind regards
> Ian
>
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