[R] Matrix package download problem

From: Ashley Ford <ford_at_signal.QinetiQ.com>
Date: Mon 16 Jan 2006 - 21:37:48 EST


Trying to install the Matrix package with install.packages fails for me   on Linux, it is trying to fetch the wrong version 0.99-4, downloading the tgz which is 0.99-6 and using R CMD INSTALL works fine

The output from the failed install was

> install.packages(c("Matrix"))
trying URL 'http://cran.uk.r-project.org/src/contrib/Matrix_0.99-4.tar.gz' Error in download.file(url, destfile, method, mode = "wb") :

         cannot open URL
'http://cran.uk.r-project.org/src/contrib/Matrix_0.99-4.tar.gz' In addition: Warning message:
cannot open: HTTP status was '404 Not Found' Warning in download.packages(pkgs, destdir = tmpd, available = available, :

          download of package 'Matrix' failed
> R.version

          _
platform i686-pc-linux-gnu

arch     i686
os       linux-gnu

system i686, linux-gnu
status
major 2
minor 2.1
year 2005
month 12
day 20
svn rev 36812
language R

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