lattice install (PR#1972)
Mon, 2 Sep 2002 07:59:11 +0100 (BST)
Note the R version (1.3).
grid and lattice have been part of the Windows binary distribution since
1.4.0. grid depends critically on the R version, so don't change it
unless you know exactly what you are doing.
library() in 1.6.0 will do a lot more checks of the package to be loaded.
On Sun, 1 Sep 2002, Liaw, Andy wrote:
> It *is* package dependency, exactly. lattice is wholly dependent upon grid,
> so, in short,
> no grid, no lattice. On windows, I believe the installation of binary
> packages simply unzip the package zip file(s) to the appropriate folder. No
> checks for dependency until loading time.
> To R-devel: Can package dependencies be checked at installed time, at least
> for source packages?
Nope. What packages are available depends on the current .libPaths(),
hence can only be known at load time. There has been a long-term plan
that installing a package would also install its dependencies, but
the dynamic nature of R libraries (the dirs in which packages are
installed) makes this tricky.
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> > Subject: lattice install (PR#1972)
> > Full_Name: Robert King
> > Version: 1.3
> > OS: windows
> > Submission from: (NULL) (188.8.131.52)
> > This looks like a problem with package dependencies. Should
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> > package author, not r-bugs?
> > An attempt to install lattice from the windows binary runs
> > OK, but attempting to
> > load the library an error occurs:
> > > install.packages("D:/Software/R/lattice.zip", .lib.loc,
> > CRAN = NULL)
> > updating HTML package descriptions
> > > library(lattice)
> > Error in parse(file, n, text, prompt) : syntax error on line 2022
> > I then tried installing under linux with R 1.5.1
> > This installed OK, but loading the library gave another error:
> > > library(lattice)
> > Error in library(grid) : There is no package called `grid'
> > Installing grid on linux resulted in lattice loading and
> > working properly
> > Installing grid also fixed the problem on windows.
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