[R] Where is the base package?

Peter Dalgaard BSA p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk
Wed Feb 17 13:42:26 CET 1999

"Karl M. Syring" <syring at pollux.edv.agrar.tu-muenchen.de> writes:

> I would like to be a new R user but I have hit a major road block at the
> start:
> After installing the rw0632 on NT4, Rterm and Rgui both crash. Running RTerm
> under gdb gives
> ...
> R : Copyright 1999, The R Development Core Team
> ...
> Fatal error: unable to open the base package
> What does this really mean?

Probably that it cannot find the base package... this is supposed to
be in  rw0632/library/base/r/base .

Did you use an extractor which preserves directory structure?

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