[R] downloading R
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Wed Dec 22 15:07:08 CET 2004
On Wed, 22 Dec 2004, Michael Gray wrote:
> I have tried to download the latest version of the R program
> (rw2001.exe) from your website www.r-project.org onto my computer with
Unlikely, as it is not there. I suspect it was from a CRAN mirror.
> Windows XP but with no success. Upon completion of the download (of the
> base distribution), I try to open the program and a error box appears
> saying 'the setup files are corrupted. Please obtain a new copy of the
> program'. I am unsure as to what the problem is and how to proceed. I
> would be grateful for any help, thank you for your assistance,
It means exactly what it says. Your download is corrupted: we supply
md5sums for you to verify that the download is correct: please check them.
It might be that a local cache has a corrupted copy, so you might want to
try another mirror or refreshing the cache (if you can).
Brian D. Ripley, ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Professor of Applied Statistics, http://www.stats.ox.ac.uk/~ripley/
University of Oxford, Tel: +44 1865 272861 (self)
1 South Parks Road, +44 1865 272866 (PA)
Oxford OX1 3TG, UK Fax: +44 1865 272595
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