[R] An "update.packages()" problem?
Marc R. Feldesman
feldesmanm at pdx.edu
Tue Jun 25 16:26:29 CEST 2002
At 12:05 AM 6/25/2002, ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk wrote:
>current issue is that Windows should not be able to overwrite a DLL
>which is in use. This is happening completely consistently for me on
>Windows XP and on my sole remaining 2000 box, on 1.5.0 and 1.5.1.
>I would check that the DLLs did actually get updated (look at the version
>tab on the properties dialog box, then `File version').
>Unfortunately the problem may result in partial updating, so if it
>happens, re-install the packages (and don't just run update again).
You're mostly right again. When I rechecked the Windows 2000 box, MASS was
still at an earlier version, as was cluster, but rpart had fully updated to
the current version despite being loaded at run time. I reran a --vanilla
session and both VR and cluster updated correctly.
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