[R] An "update.packages()" problem?
feldesmanm at pdx.edu
Mon Jun 24 23:30:35 CEST 2002
It isn't consistent across Windows platforms. I first encountered it on
Windows XP Pro in 1.5.1. However, I just updated one of my Windows 2000
(SP2) boxes to 1.5.1. After updating to 1.5.1 and moving my .RData and
Rprofile files to the newer version, I proceeded to run an
update.packages() with MASS, rpart, and cluster loaded from a .First()
function. All packages updated without difficulty. A quick check of
installed.packages reveals that I now have the current versions of all
I'm not really certain what the issue is. It doesn't consistently
occur. When it does, running with the --vanilla switch does allow the
updates to take place.
At 07:02 PM 6/24/2002 +0000, Renaud Lancelot wrote:
>I first noticed it with 1.5.0 (Windows 9x).
>Marc Feldesman wrote:
> > Is this a change from earlier versions? I haven't run into this problem
> > prior to version 1.5.1 (Windows).
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