Re: [R] R and packages

From: Martin Henry H. Stevens <stevenmh_at_muohio.edu>
Date: Tue 21 Feb 2006 - 23:14:19 EST

Agreed.
Hank
On Feb 21, 2006, at 2:40 AM, J Dougherty wrote:

> You want to take the sysad by the hairy of his chinny-chin-chin and
> explain
> the issue in short sentences. He or she ought to be able produce a
> solution
> without difficulty, and should not have any problems about doing
> so. It IS
> their job.
>
> JD
>
> On Monday 20 February 2006 17:07, Erin Hodgess wrote:
>> Dear R People:
>>
>> Here is yet another strange problem.
>>
>> I'm using R in one of my classes. However, the computer lab has
>> something
>> called "Deep Freeze" and the students cannot save anything to the
>> hard
>> drive.
>>
>> I had R installed and things were working well. They would save
>> their
>> .Rdata files to disks.
>>
>> Now, we need to add more packages. We can't download and we can't
>> bring them in via zip files (already tried both!) When the zip files
>> are expanded, of course they build new directories......
>>
>> I'm completely annoyed because learning to download packages
>> and installing them from local zips are actually important tasks!
>> We're also losing good teaching/learning time!
>>
>> Anyhow, what I would like to do is produce a sort of combination R
>> installation exe with our extra libraries as part of the package.
>>
>> Does anyone have any suggestions on how this could be done, please?
>>
>> This is R for Windows, Version 2.2.1
>>
>> Thanks for any help! Sorry about the totally weird problem!
>>
>> Sincerely,
>> Erin Hodgess
>> Associate Professor
>> Department of Computer and Mathematical Sciences
>> University of Houston - Downtown
>> mailto: hodgess@gator.uhd.edu
>>
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