[R] Install polynom pack
Prof Brian D Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Thu Aug 31 07:33:46 CEST 2000
On Wed, 30 Aug 2000, Erin Hodgess wrote:
> Dear R people:
> I am trying to download the package polynom to R version 184.108.40.206.
> on Windows.
> Here are my commands and output:
> > install.packages("polynom",lib="c:\rw1011\library",CRAN="http://www.r-project.org/src/contrib/")
You must use \\ for \ in a string. I suggest you write "c:/rw1011/library",
which is legal and avoids having to remember. I don't know if this is the
> Error in start[k]:(start[k + 1] - 1) : NA/NaN argument
> In addition: Warning message:
> Download had nonzero exit status in: download.file(url = paste(contriburl, "PACKAGES", sep = "/"),
> Note: I installed wget and lynx in the proper path, so that should be ok.
> Any advice would be much appreciated!
If you want the current version of polynom, it is in the scripts for
V&R's `S Programming', at http://www.stat.ox.ac.uk/pub/MASS3/Sprog/
and mirrors. The version discussed in that book (and in those scripts)
is considerably later than that on CRAN (or the S versions on which that is
Brian D. Ripley, ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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