Re: [R] Installation of SrcStatConnectorSrv on Windows

From: Prof Brian Ripley <ripley_at_stats.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Wed 30 Aug 2006 - 19:50:20 EST

That is not an R package.

It looks like the sources of the server described on

http://cran.r-project.org/contrib/extra/dcom/RSrv200.html

which tells you about the approriate mailing list to ask about it. You probably want to use RSrv200.exe to install the server (and other tools and examples).

On Wed, 30 Aug 2006, gordon.morrison@hsbcib.com wrote:

>
> I am trying to install SrcStatConnectorSrv(2) and rcom from local zip
> files.
>
> I have successfully downloaded both files (from CRAN for rcom CRAN Other
> for SrcStatConnectorSrv) and installed rcom. However, I get the following
> error message when I try to install SrcStatConnectorSrv (the version dated
> 21-Aug-2006:
>
> > utils:::menuInstallLocal()
> Error in gzfile(file, "r") : unable to open connection
> In addition: Warning message:
> cannot open compressed file 'SrcStatConnectorSrv(2)/DESCRIPTION'
>
> I have also run
>
> RSiteSearch("SrcStatConnectorSrv")
>
> but this failed to yield any results.
>
> I am running Windows XP Professional and
>
> > version
> _
> platform i386-pc-mingw32
> arch i386
> os mingw32
> system i386, mingw32
> status
> major 2
> minor 3.1
> year 2006
> month 06
> day 01
> svn rev 38247
> language R
> version.string Version 2.3.1 (2006-06-01)
>
> Could anyone shed any light on what I am doing wrong?
>
> Many thanks in anticipation
>
> Gordon
>
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