[Rd] install.packages (PR#998)
Peter Dalgaard BSA
27 Jun 2001 17:41:53 +0200
> 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'
Um, no, the directory structure is the same. There's just no VR.zip
file in it. VR is *inside* rw1030 so why would you want to download
If by any chance you are still using 1.2.3, packages that have become
obsolete(-escent) now sit in
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