Re: [R] Update problems of Rcmdr?

From: John Fox <>
Date: Tue 14 Feb 2006 - 13:36:45 EST

Dear Kenneth,

After just running update.packages() myself, I can't duplicate this error (using R 2.2.1 under Win XP).

Can you provide a little more information? Are any but the standard packages loaded when you issue the library(Rcmdr) command? Have you made any modifications to a startup file, such as

I'm sorry that I can't offer any additional suggestions at this point.


John Fox
Department of Sociology
McMaster University
Hamilton, Ontario
Canada L8S 4M4

> -----Original Message-----
> From:
> [] On Behalf Of Kenneth Cabrera
> Sent: Monday, February 13, 2006 7:54 PM
> To:
> Subject: [R] Update problems of Rcmdr?
> Importance: High
> Hi R users:
> I got this messages when I try to use the Rcmdr library,
> after I make an update with update.packages() command.
> I am using R221 in windows environment.
> > library(Rcmdr)
> Loading required package: tcltk
> Loading Tcl/Tk interface ... done
> Loading required package: car
> Error in parse(file, n, text, prompt) : syntax error in "*"
> Error: .onAttach failed in 'attachNamespace'
> Error: package/namespace load failed for 'Rcmdr'
> Thank you for your help
> Kenneth
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