[R] What´s wrong with update.packages()

ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Fri Jan 24 15:17:52 CET 2003

Please take a look at library/tseries/DESCRIPTION and see what version it 
says.  My guess is that it says 0.9-6.

My guess is that you got a cached copy of the tseries.zip file.
Please try again, perhaps using another CRAN mirror, or get the file 
yourself via ftp.

On Fri, 24 Jan 2003, Kenneth Cabrera wrote:

> Hi R users:
> I'm using R 1.6.2 version in W2K platform.
> When I use update.packages() to update from the CRAN site it shows me
> several outdated packages, for example
> tseries :
>  Version 0.9-6 in C:/rw1062/library
>  Version 0.9-7 on CRAN
> The system download them without any problem.
> When the program ask me:
> Delete downloaded files (y/N)?
> I answer "n"
> But when I use again the same update.packages() function, it appears the
> same packages that it was supposed to be updated, with the same messages.
> Or if I call a package, for example 'tseries' it appears:
>         `tseries' version: 0.9-6
>         `tseries' is a package for time series analysis
>          and computational finance.
>          See `library (help=tseries)' for details.
> The old package version, not the 0.9-7 new version.

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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