Re: [R] Broken links on CRAN

From: Uwe Ligges <ligges_at_statistik.uni-dortmund.de>
Date: Tue 06 Dec 2005 - 02:58:33 EST

Doran, Harold wrote:

> Sorry, didn't think about that. The mirror I used was
>
> http://lib.stat.cmu.edu/R/CRAN/

Please check the R-help archives. It is well known that the StatLib mirror has serious problems these days.

Uwe Ligges

> I checked other mirrors and they did work fine.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: pd@pubhealth.ku.dk [mailto:pd@pubhealth.ku.dk] On Behalf Of Peter Dalgaard
> Sent: Monday, December 05, 2005 10:11 AM
> To: Doran, Harold
> Cc: r-help@stat.math.ethz.ch
> Subject: Re: [R] Broken links on CRAN
>
> "Doran, Harold" <HDoran@air.org> writes:
>
>
>>Dear List:
>>
>>When I click on the link to download a reference manual for a package
>>on cran, I get an error message that the file is damaged and could not
>>be repaired. I randomly chose various packages and the same error
>>message appears.
>>
>>Are the links actually broken? I have also restarted my machine and
>>closed and re-opened acrobat.
>>
>>I am using Windows XP, Acrobat Professional 6.0.0.5, and Explorer
>>6.0.2900.2180
>>
>>Harold
>
>
>
> One mirror or all of them? If one, which one?
>
> Two randomly chosen package PDFs on CRAN master (Vienna) gave no problems for me.
>



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