[R] Problem with pixmap on R 1.7.0?

Uwe Ligges ligges at statistik.uni-dortmund.de
Wed Apr 23 14:13:07 CEST 2003

Kenneth Cabrera wrote:
> Hi R users:
> I got the following message when I use the pixmap library
> on R 1.7.0 over w2K platform (on R 1.6.2 it runs right).
> pixmapGrey(matrix(c(0,1),128,128))
> Error in .class1(object) : Object "from" not found
> I download the library .zip file from:
> http://cran.r-project.org/bin/windows/contrib/1.7/pixmap_0.3-2.zip

It seems to be a problem with this specific binary file for windows.

Installing from sources solves the problem. I made a fresh bundled 
binary available at 
http://www.statistik.uni-dortmund.de/~ligges/pixmap_0.3-2.zip while

Brian seems to be away for recompiling these days.

> Other question:
> When I try to "Install package(s) from bioconductor" I got the
> following message:
> local({a<-CRAN.packages(CRAN=getOption("BIOC"))
> + install.packages(select.list(a[,1],,TRUE), .libPaths()[1], 
> available=a, CRAN=getOption("BIOC"))})
> trying URL `http://www.bioconductor.org/bin/windows/contrib/1.7/PACKAGES'
> Error in download.file(url = paste(contriburl, "PACKAGES", sep = "/"),  
> : cannot open: HTTP status was `404 Not Found'
> Are the packages in other path of www.bioconductor.org? Which one?

This seems to be solved now.

> Thank you for your help.
> Kenneth

Uwe Ligges

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