Re: [R] install package "snow"

From: Roger D. Peng <rpeng_at_jhsph.edu>
Date: Thu 09 Jun 2005 - 05:22:58 EST

I think for 'snow' you need to download the source and build it yourself. I assume you are on Windows (you didn't say!). 'snow' depends on external programs so it would seem unwise to have a binary package on CRAN.

-roger

Steve Adams wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I have difficulty in installing package "snow" from
> CRAN. Somehow, this package is not shown up in the
> available package list when I tried to use the GUI
> interface. So I have to go to CRAN to download the
> source file: snow_0.2-1.tar.gz. Then I tried to
> install it using the following command:
>
>

>>install.packages(repos=NULL, pkgs='C:\Documents and

>
> Settings\Desktop\snow_0.2-1.tar.gz', type='source',
> lib = 'c:/program files/r/rw2010/library/')
>
> Warning message:
> installation of package 'C:Documents and
> Settingsyzhang24Desktopsnow_0.2-1.tar.gz' had non-zero
> exit status in: install.packages(repos = NULL, pkgs =
> "C:Documents and
> Settingsyzhang24Desktopsnow_0.2-1.tar.gz",
>
> What's the problem here, and how should I handle it?
>
> Thanks
>
> Steve
>
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