Re: [R] problem in installing a package

From: Uwe Ligges <>
Date: Thu 06 Oct 2005 - 16:47:23 EST

Claire Lee wrote:

> I'm using R in Windows XP. I created a package myself.
> I've used R CMD check to check it. Everything seems OK
> except the latex. I get the error message:
> * checking bbHist-manual.tex ... ERROR
> LaTeX errors when creating DVI version.
> This typically indicates Rd problems.
> I ignored it because I didn't want to submit it to
> Then I tried to use R CMD INSTALL to install it. First
> I get:
> "mv: cannot move `c:/PROGRA~1/R/rw2011/library/bbHist'
> to `c:/PROGRA~1/R/rw2011/library/00LOCK/bbHist
> ': Permission denied"
> and a bunch of making DLL errors. Then when I tried a
> second time, I get:
> open(c:/progra~1/r/rw2011/library/bbHist/DESCRIPTION):
> No such file or directory
> I can see a 00LOCK directory is created in the
> c:/PROGRA~1/R/rw2011/library directory. Any idea why
> this is happening?

No, information is still too sparse, unfortunately. Do you have full write access?
The 00LOCK directory is used to save the older package in order to be able to restore it if a new installtion fails. Something went wrong and you have to remove it manually now, I guess.

Uwe Ligges

> Thanks.
> Claire
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