Re: [R] broken package?

From: Prof Brian Ripley <ripley_at_stats.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Wed 14 Dec 2005 - 18:22:48 EST

On Tue, 13 Dec 2005, Jeff D. Hamann wrote:

> I've just tried to install the tseries package (which seems to include quite
> a bit) and got the following results:

> package 'dynlm' successfully unpacked and MD5 sums checked
> package 'leaps' successfully unpacked and MD5 sums checked
> package 'chron' successfully unpacked and MD5 sums checked
> package 'fCalendar' successfully unpacked and MD5 sums checked
> package 'strucchange' successfully unpacked and MD5 sums checked
> package 'DAAG' successfully unpacked and MD5 sums checked
> package 'quadprog' successfully unpacked and MD5 sums checked
> Error in sprintf(gettext("unable to move temp installation '%d' to '%s'"),
> :
> use format %s for character objects
>>
>
> I'm running R-2.1.0
>
> Is this updated in 2.2?

Aren't you supposed to find out if a problem is already fixed before posting, to use proper R version numbers and to tell us your OS?

My copy of the posting guide says so in all three cases. What did yours say?

The error message was changed very soon after 2.1.0 was released.

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