Re: [R] I want to install a package on Max OS X from a local file

From: stephen sefick <ssefick_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 25 Jun 2008 09:04:56 -0400

no it didn't- am I missing something
(Mac OS X 10.5.3, R 2.7)

new-host-3:~ sefick$ R CMD INSTALL /Users/Desktop/sowas.tar.gz WARNING: invalid package '/Users/Desktop/sowas.tar.gz' * Installing to library '/Library/Frameworks/R.framework/Resources/library' ERROR: no packages specified

On Wed, Jun 25, 2008 at 8:58 AM, Richard Pearson < richard.pearson_at_postgrad.manchester.ac.uk> wrote:

> From the (terminal window) command line try:
>
> R CMD INSTALL path.to.file/filename.tar.gz
>
> Does that do it?
>
> Richard
>
>
> stephen sefick wrote:
>
>> install.packages(file.choose(), repos=NULL)
>> thought this would work, but it didn't
>> the package is the sowas package - this doesn't seem to be a CRAN package,
>> and it can be found at :
>>
>> http://tocsy.agnld.uni-potsdam.de/wavelets/
>>
>> On Wed, Jun 25, 2008 at 8:25 AM, stephen sefick <ssefick_at_gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>> I can't figure this one out- I am the administrator, The file that I
>>> want
>>> to install is a .tar.gz which is located on my desktop. How do I get it
>>> into my packages directory- through the GUI or through brute force?
>>> thanks
>>>
>>> stephen
>>>
>>> --
>>> Let's not spend our time and resources thinking about things that are so
>>> little or so large that all they really do for us is puff us up and make
>>> us
>>> feel like gods. We are mammals, and have not exhausted the annoying
>>> little
>>> problems of being mammals.
>>>
>>> -K. Mullis
>>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
> --
> Richard D. Pearson richard.pearson_at_postgrad.manchester.ac.uk
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-- 
Let's not spend our time and resources thinking about things that are so
little or so large that all they really do for us is puff us up and make us
feel like gods. We are mammals, and have not exhausted the annoying little
problems of being mammals.

-K. Mullis

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