[Rd] install.packages (PR#998)

stockton@neptuneandco.com stockton@neptuneandco.com
Wed, 27 Jun 2001 17:21:26 +0200 (MET DST)


The packages feature of Rgui is great! However it looks the directory structure
was changed for http://cran.r-project.org/bin/windows/contrib/, such that some
the packages are now under /rw1030 (e.g., VR) and are not found by
install.packages(). Thus the error message:

trying URL `http://cran.r-project.org/bin/windows/contrib/VR.zip'
Error in download.file(url, destfile, method, mode = "wb") :
        cannot open: HTTP status was `404'


Tom

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