[R] SWinRegistry & R 1.8.0

Chuck Cleland ccleland at optonline.net
Sun Nov 2 18:42:31 CET 2003

David Pleydell wrote:
> I have R 1.6.2 and use WinEdt as a text editor.  I
> have just upgraded to R 1.8.0 but can't set up the
> SWinRegistry program.  Using the recommended "Install
> packages from local zip files" menu option I get
> install.packages("C:/R/SWinRegistry_0.3-2_binary.zip",
> .libPaths()[1], CRAN = NULL)
> Error in file(file, "r") : unable to open connection
> In addition: Warning message: 
> cannot open file
> `SWinRegistry_0.3-2_binary/DESCRIPTION' 

You need to rename the *.zip file, removing the second 
underscore, as indicated in the instructions.


hope this helps,

Chuck Cleland

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