[R] package installation problems
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Wed Nov 5 17:00:41 CET 2003
PLEASE do read the documentation. See rw-FAQ Q3.1.
On Wed, 5 Nov 2003, allan clark wrote:
> I have tried to install some of the packages from the CRAN packages
> I am running a windows system.
> I did the following: (for example...)
> 1.downloaded the zip file (mgcv_0.9-5.tar) from
That is not a zip file, and you seem to be confusing mgcv and sm: mgcv
comes with R so you don't need to install it (although you may now need to
> 2.and saved it in the library folder of R
> 3.unzipped the file into the same folder
> 4.a folder named sm was created
> 5.from within R I loaded the package by using library(mgcv)
> Any help would be much appreciated.
Brian D. Ripley, ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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