Re: [R] ScieViews installer

From: Prof Brian Ripley <ripley_at_stats.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Sat 07 May 2005 - 22:33:28 EST

On Sat, 7 May 2005, Erich Neuwirth wrote:

> I tried to install SciViews in R 2.1.0 (on Windows)
> and on all machines I get:
>
> bundle 'SciViews' successfully unpacked and MD5 sums checked
> Error in sprintf(gettext("unable to move temp installation '%d' to
> '%s'"), :
> use format %s for character objects
>
> how can I solve this problem?

Well, use R-patched where that exact problem goes away, but that is not the problem that needs solving.

The underlying cause is a problem on your Windows file system. Do you have a version of SciViews left over that Windows cannot remove?

I've just tested this, and it works for me even in 2.1.0.

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Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk
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