VB: [R] Problem with 'link.html.help()'

Lina Lundgren lina.lundgren at norrkoping.mail.telia.com
Sat Feb 26 19:23:10 CET 2000

To Brian Ripley,
Yes indeed, It functions if you hit return at the prompt 1:
but this had to be done for five times!
Later five packages were found named NA with the description NA NA but all the rest of the 'libraries'
are there in proper order with names and descriptions.

Thanks to Brian Ripley

Fredrik Lundgren

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Datum: den 26 februari 2000 18:09
Ämne: Re: [R] Problem with 'link.html.help()'

>On Sat, 26 Feb 2000, Lina Lundgren wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I just recently installed R 0.99 and use Windows 98.
>> It appears as if  
>> link.html.help()
>> locks the system. But somehow the information on 'Mass' is there but 
>> not about 'survival5'.
>Does it give a prompt 1: on the console?: Just hit return.  This happens if
>some package you have installed lacks a TITLE file. None of those I have on
>the contrib area on CRAN are deficient, but I have met this recently. (The
>imminent rw1000 will check such things much more carefully as a result.)
>[Note to package distributors: do run the R CMD build checks, as that will
>tell you if files are missing.]
>Alternatively, follow the advice in the rw-FAQ about using `make indices'
>as being the preferred way to do this.
>Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
>Professor of Applied Statistics,  http://www.stats.ox.ac.uk/~ripley/
>University of Oxford,             Tel:  +44 1865 272861 (self)
>1 South Parks Road,                     +44 1865 272860 (secr)
>Oxford OX1 3TG, UK                Fax:  +44 1865 272595

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