Re: [R] R package that Depends on "methods"

From: Martin Maechler <>
Date: Fri 21 Oct 2005 - 19:22:29 EST

>>>>> "Thomas" == Thomas Schönhoff <> >>>>> on Fri, 21 Oct 2005 00:27:33 +0200 writes:

    Thomas> Hello,
    Thomas> 2005/10/20, Daya Atapattu <>:
>> I am trying to build a package that depends on "methods"
>> package. I am getting an error "protection stack overflow"
>> at the INSTALL phase of "check". Can someone please
>> point me to a package that depends on "methods" so that
>> I can follow it?

    Thomas> When typing installed.packages() at your R console you might find what
    Thomas> you're looking for.
    Thomas> Try Foreign , DBI or FBasics packages, relying on methods

correctly spelled, that's
	  'foreign', 'DBI' or 'fBasics'.

I'd recommend 'foreign' because that's a recommended package and hence available in all standard R installations.

Martin Maechler, ETH Zurich mailing list PLEASE do read the posting guide! Received on Fri Oct 21 19:34:44 2005

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