[R]: a package problem
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Fri Oct 29 07:48:15 CEST 2004
On Thu, 28 Oct 2004, Roger D. Peng wrote:
> It seems you downloaded a precompiled binary (for Windows) that was most likely
> built for a version of R < 2.0.0. Either the author needs to rebuild the
> package for R 2.0.0 or you need to grab the source package and build the Windows
> binary for yourself.
There is a package `faraway' on CRAN, and that has a binary for Windows,
for R 2.0.0. Looks like the same thing, so just try installing it from
the RGui menus.
> Xin Qi wrote:
> > Dear R- users and Helpers:
> > I downloaded the package from www.stat.lsa.umich.edu/~faraway/book and
> > installed it from local zip file.
> > It looked fine. But when I input
> > library(faraway)
> > it showed " Error in library(faraway) : 'faraway' is not a valid package
> > --- installed < 2.0.0?
> > What I used is R 2.0.0 version now.
> > What should I do?
> > Thank you very much.
> > Xin
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