Re: [R] R, VR, and Debian

From: Roger Leigh <rleigh_at_whinlatter.ukfsn.org>
Date: Tue, 15 Apr 2008 21:41:15 +0100

On Sun, Apr 06, 2008 at 07:30:48PM -0500, Dirk Eddelbuettel wrote:
>
> On 6 April 2008 at 23:58, (Ted Harding) wrote:
> | Hi Folks,
> | A while ago (September 2007) I set up an experimental
> | Debian 4.0 Etch installation, and installed R on it,
> | along with several packages -- including e1071 and
> | the "Bundle" VR -- by means of the Debian package
> | manager. Most of the time, R works fine. But not always.
> |
> | Just now, I wanted to try the code suggested by
> | Johannes Hüsing for "Stroparia"'s Multiset Permutation
> | question.
> |
> | The first line is "library(e1071)" -- this failed
> | because:
> |
> | library(e1071)
> | Loading required package: class
> | Error: package 'class' could not be loaded
> | In addition: Warning message:
> | there is no package called 'class' in: library(pkg,
> | character.only = TRUE, logical = TRUE, lib.loc = lib.loc)
>
> Looks like you may want to file a bug report against the corresponding Debian
> package which be out of sync or requiring a rebuild. I'm CCing the maintainer
> of that pacage too.

Thanks. I'll take a look at it this weekend.

BTW, it turned out that e1071 wasn't as useful (to me) as I had hoped, so I'm not actually using it myself, which is quite likely why I didn't pick this up earlier.

Regards,
Roger

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