Re: [R] problem of unix package installation, following code no response: install.packages("packagename", dependecise=TRUE)

From: Yihui Xie <xieyihui_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 11 Nov 2008 18:14:26 +0800

It has nothing to do with your UNIX system. The CRAN mirror at CMU is currently not available. You may choose another mirror. For example,

install.packages('SASxport', repos = 'http://cran.cnr.berkeley.edu')

Regards,
Yihui

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On Tue, Nov 11, 2008 at 7:52 AM, Yong Wang <wangyong1_at_gmail.com> wrote:

> Dear list
>
> I am trying installing a package under unix, the command as below
> works in some case but not some other cases, the primary
> syndrome is R will stop there with a message: (say I am trying to
> install the package SASxport)
>
> ###########################
> Warning in install.packages("SASxport", dependencies = TRUE) :
> argument 'lib' is missing: using
> '/usr/home/d/068/wangyong/R/x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu-library/2.7'
> Warning: unable to access index for repository
> http://lib.stat.cmu.edu/R/CRAN/src/contrib
> #############################
>
> My internet connection has no problem, why this happen?
> or can you suggest some more options or examples to follow for package
> installation under unix?
>
>
> Thank you
>
> will
>
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