[R] proxy setting RedHat Linux
Jonathan Q. Li
jonathan_li at labs.agilent.com
Thu Feb 20 02:47:02 CET 2003
I was trying to update packages with my R 1.6 under RedHat 8.0 system.
When entering this command,
It simply says,
trying URL `http://cran.r-project.org/src/contrib/PACKAGES'
But nothing happens.
Is this a problem with my proxy setting since I am working behind a
firewall? It seems so:
Then the documentation in "download.file" says that Sys.putenv won't
work in setting the proxy. It says " These environment variables must be
set before the download code
is first used: they cannot be altered later by calling
I don't understand what this means: "set it before the download code is
first used". I have installed the R 1.6 simply from RPM in CRAN.
Thanks in advance for your help.
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