Re: [R] about kidpack package

From: Prof Brian Ripley <ripley_at_stats.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Thu 01 Dec 2005 - 01:16:42 EST

On Wed, 30 Nov 2005, Uwe Ligges wrote:

> August Berg wrote:
>
>>> library(kidpack)
>>
>> Error in library(kidpack) : 'kidpack' is not a valid package -- installed <
>> 2.0.0?
>>
>> On 11/30/05, August Berg <berg.august@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> * I have both R and Biobase and also download kidpack_1.1.1.tar.gz.
>>> After I unzip the gz file, I got the folders and files. Then i got
>>> lost: how to install the package of kidpack(because there is no zipped
>>> file after I uninstall kidpack_1.1.1.tar.gz)? If I choose install from
>>> local zipped file, kidpack_1.1.1.tar.gz does not show on the selection
>>> list.
>>> Thanks a lot! *
>>
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>
> Looks like you are on Windows.
> Apparently (from clicking into the R menu to install a Bioconductor
> package: "Select repository...", then "Install package(s)..." ), for
> this *Bioconductor* package, no Windows binary is available. Hence (if
> possible at all) you have to install the package from sources. You need
> the required development tools (see the Istallation and Administration
> manual) and call R CMD INSTALL from the commandline.

install.packages("mypkg", type="source") will also work, if the package does install on Windows. But kidpack is not a listed BioC package in the current release, and a search there produced nothing.

> For questions on the availability of BioC Windows binary packages please
> contact the Bioconductor folks and use their mailing list (after looking
> for documentation why kidpack is not available for Windows, of course).

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