Re: [R] Problem installing packages.

From: Prof Brian Ripley <ripley_at_stats.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Wed 11 May 2005 - 15:34:44 EST

Please look in the archives: in particular the *current* R-patched version does not do that and this has been discussed within the last week in a thread started by Erich Neuwirth.

On Tue, 10 May 2005, Kenneth Cabrera wrote:

> Hello, R users:
>
> I got the following problem when I try to install some packages using
> the 2.1.0 patched version on Window$.
>
> This is only an example.
> The same happens when I try to install ade4.
> (it download the packages and their dependency, but when it finish to
> download
> it shows the same error)
>
>> > utils:::menuInstallPkgs()
>> trying URL
>> 'http://cran.at.r-project.org/bin/windows/contrib/2.1/CoCo_0.1.6.5.zip'
>> Content type 'application/zip' length 1895592 bytes
>> opened URL
>> downloaded 1851Kb
>>
>> package 'CoCo' successfully unpacked and MD5 sums checked
>> bundle 'CoCo' successfully unpacked and MD5 sums checked
>> Error in sprintf(gettext("unable to move temp installation '%d' to '%s'"),
>> :
>> use format %s for character objects
>
>
> What am I doing wrong?
>
> Thank you for your help.
>
>
> Kenneth
>

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