[R] [R-Help] read.fwf - Perl Not Found error
Prof Brian D Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Tue Jun 1 08:10:58 CEST 1999
On Mon, 31 May 1999, sylvano lucchetti wrote:
[Using R-0.64.1 on Windows 95]
> I am trying to use read.fwf, but receive an error:
> Warning: perl not found
> Error: "scan" can't open file
> I guess I need to obtain a perl for windows95 program. Where can I find a
> suitable port?
The CHANGES files says
read.fwf works if you have Perl installed.
See the Readme file:
perl5, available via http://www.perl.com/CPAN/ports
or the rw-FAQ or ask any Internet search engine or ....
It always helps to read the documentation!
Brian D. Ripley, ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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