[R] Problems with some components of R

Guido Masarotto guido at sirio.stat.unipd.it
Wed Mar 1 18:48:54 CET 2000

On Wed, Mar 01, 2000 at 06:01:21PM +0100, LAREDO Laurent wrote:
> Madam, Sir,
>      I have downloaded and transfered to my P.C (Window 98)
> the version of R which has been split on purpose,that is to 
> say the rw0990b1.zip ,rw0990b2.zip ,etc files.
> I encountered no problem as far as the installation is concerned.
> But when I try to run some function ,for instance loess, it issued 
> an error message stating that an underlying Fortran program is not
> properly loaded. 

  'loess' is located in 'modreg', one of the R standard packages.
  You have to load the package before been able to use it.
  > library(modreg)
  > example(loess)

>      Morever, I had previously downloaded the R.0990a.tgz version, 
> split it with the software available on Unix ( I used' split -b 1425000
> R-0.99.0a.tgz R'), and passed it to my computer using 'copy/b
> Raa+Rab+Rac R.tgz'. If the decompression seemed to have run smoothly, I
> could not even start since I was unable to find the Rterm.exe. In fact
> there were no bin file inside the rw0990 file.

  R.0990a.tgz contains the sources (Unix and Windows). Before 
  been able to use it you have to compiled them. Instructions for
  Windows are in R.[Version Number]/src/gnuwin32/INSTALL.

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