[R] R statistical Library download problem

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Thu Nov 18 08:26:39 CET 2004

On Wed, 17 Nov 2004, Piin-cherng Hwang wrote:

>      I just download R 2.0.0 and R 2.0.1. After I tried to un-zip
> them , I got error message "Error reading header after processing 0
> entries" for both of them.

No distribution of R is a zip file.  The sources are .tar.gz files, 
gzipped tar archives.

>    Could you help? Thanks!

> PLEASE do read the posting guide! http://www.R-project.org/posting-guide.html

The information you need is in the FAQs, which that points you too.
It also explains why we have no idea how to help you as we have almost no 
idea what you did, for you have not told us.

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)
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Oxford OX1 3TG, UK                Fax:  +44 1865 272595

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