Re: [Rd] Have another apparent version skew

From: Uwe Ligges <>
Date: Mon, 01 Mar 2010 19:15:06 +0100

On 01.03.2010 01:02, Jan Theodore Galkowski wrote:
> The package "sm" was obtained twice, one using R's built-in updating of
> packages, the second directly. In both cases the USA-NC CRAN mirror was
> used. In both cases, loading the package under R 2.10.1 for Windows
> resulted in a 'package obsolete' kind of message. Switching the mirror
> to USA-CA-1 (Berkeley) got a good package that loaded without complaint.

Works fine for me (and I get the correct file) from exactly that mirror ( with R-2.10.1. Although it is rather slow from Germany....

Uwe Ligges

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>> require(sm)
> Loading required package: sm
> Package `sm', version 2.2-3; Copyright (C) 1997, 2000, 2005, 2007
> A.W.Bowman& A.Azzalini
> type help(sm) for summary information
> Warning message:
> package 'sm' was built under R version 2.9.1 and help will not work
> correctly
> Please re-install it
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