[R] How to install a package

Duncan Murdoch dmurdoch at pair.com
Mon Jul 14 00:51:49 CEST 2003

On Sun, 13 Jul 2003 15:38:54 -0600, you wrote:

>Dear R community:
>My platform: R 1.7.0 + windows2000.
>I am trying to install the package "lasso2" which I saw in the following web address: http://cran.us.r-project.org/src/contrib/PACKAGES.html#emplik. However, I failed to install it from R menu "Packages| Install package(s) from CRAN" since I 
>could not find this item in the list.

The list in the menu consists of packages that have been compiled for
Windows.  It looks as though lasso2 won't compile for Windows without
modifications.  If you want to use it, you'll need to find a compiled
copy somewhere else, or compile it yourself.

Duncan Murdoch

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