[R] Problem with mgcv PACKAGES file format?

Dirk Eddelbuettel edd at debian.org
Thu Jun 3 14:30:05 CEST 2004

On Thu, Jun 03, 2004 at 04:58:16PM +1000, Robert King wrote:
> Hello All,
> I'm getting this error (Version: 1.9.0-1 on a debian system)
> > update.packages("mgcv")
[... snip ...]


$ apt-get -t unstable install r-cran-mgcv

as mgcv is (obviously, given its 'recommend' status) one of the CRAN
packages in Debian itself.  Not sure why your built failed, though.  Ours
seem to work, witness the autobuilder logs at


r-cran-mgcv should migrate from unstable to testing in the usual 10 day

Hth, Dirk

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