Re: [R] contriburl argument to install.packages

From: Duncan Murdoch <dmurdoch_at_pair.com>
Date: Fri 16 Jul 2004 - 01:11:53 EST

On Thu, 15 Jul 2004 11:05:43 -0400, "John Fox" <jfox@mcmaster.ca> wrote :

> > CRAN.packages(contriburl="file:c:/temp")
> Error in file(file, "r") : unable to open connection
> In addition: Warning message:
> cannot open file `c:/temp/PACKAGES'
>
>I *do* have a directory c:\temp\PACKAGES

Is that a typo? PACKAGES is a file, not a directory. The packages should be sitting in c:\temp, not in c:\temp\PACKAGES.

Duncan



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