RE: [R] Problem updating mgcv package

From: Liaw, Andy <andy_liaw_at_merck.com>
Date: Mon 14 Mar 2005 - 22:35:44 EST


> From: Arin Basu
>
> Hi All:
>
> I tried to update the package mgcv from my current version
> 1.1-8 to mgcv version 1.2. Using the command
> update.packages("mgcv") to update mgcv failed in my computer
> and the returning message was:
>
> "Error in old.packages(lib.loc=lib.loc,
> contriburl=contriburl, method=method, :no installed.packages
> for (?invalid) lib.loc=mgcv"
>
> When I typed installed.packages(), I got the following information
>
> libpath = "/usr/local/lib/R/site-library" for the installed
> package "mgcv".
>
> My next error was when I typed
> update.packages("mgcv",lib.loc="/usr/local/lib/R/site-library").
> It returned the error message,
>

> "error in download.file(url = paste(contriburl, "PACKAGES",
> sep="/"), :unsupported URL scheme"
>
> What should I do to correctly update this package?

Reading the help file for update.packages() before posting to the list certainly would help. You don't specify the name of the package to update.

Andy  

> I use Debian Linux (MepisLinux), R version 2.0.1
>
> Would greatly appreciate your advice.
>
> TIA,
> Arin Basu
>
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