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

Kenneth Cabrera krcabrer at perseus.unalmed.edu.co
Fri Jan 24 15:52:05 CET 2003

Dear Dr. Ripley:

ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk wrote:

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

>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.
I will do that!
Where the file is cached, in the proxy server, maybe?

Thank you again

>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several outdated packages, for example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

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