[R] Package Install Problem under Win98

Uwe Ligges ligges at statistik.uni-dortmund.de
Mon Oct 8 19:28:43 CEST 2001

Wolfgang Lindner wrote:
> Hi,
> I have tried to install 'tensor' as a new package in these phases:
> 1.
> via 'Install package from local Zip-File' in Rgui/Windows98:
> install.packages("D:/R/_Pakets12MB/tensor.zip", .lib.loc[1], CRAN = NULL)
> 2.
> Looking at the library folder, there was now a new entry 'tensor'
> including some files e.g.
> \library\tensor\R\tensor.R

Hmmm. Looks like you installed the source code of the package, not the
The file in ...\tensor\R should be called "tensor" (without the ".R").

> 3.
> Then I have done   Rgui:(P)ackages(L)oad Package:
> Result - No entry of 'tensor' in the package-List ??
> Here is the next communication with Rgui:
> library(tensor)
> Warning message:
> Package  `tensor' contains no R code in: library(tensor)
> search()
> [1] ".GlobalEnv"     "package:tensor" "package:ctest"  "Autoloads"
> [5] "package:base"
> Please, can you tell me what has gone wrong?

Are you sure the file you got was called tensor.zip? If so, it was not
correctly created, I suppose. The recent versoin on CRAN is 1.1-2.
You didn't told us yours.

I think the recent version on CRAN is not corrupted and works for me.
Try reinstall the windows binaries of the package:

Uwe Ligges
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