Re: [R] contriburl argument to install.packages

From: John Fox <jfox_at_mcmaster.ca>
Date: Fri 16 Jul 2004 - 03:05:57 EST


Dear Duncan,

On Thu, 15 Jul 2004 11:11:53 -0400
 Duncan Murdoch <dmurdoch@pair.com> wrote:
> 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.
>

It's not a typo, but a misunderstanding on my part (and a failure to read your last message carefully enough).

Thanks,
 John

> Duncan
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John Fox
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