[R] ScieViews installer

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Sat May 7 14:33:28 CEST 2005

On Sat, 7 May 2005, Erich Neuwirth wrote:

> I tried to install SciViews in R 2.1.0 (on Windows)
> and on all machines I get:
> bundle 'SciViews' successfully unpacked and MD5 sums checked
> Error in sprintf(gettext("unable to move temp installation '%d' to
> '%s'"),  :
>        use format %s for character objects
> how can I solve this problem?

Well, use R-patched where that exact problem goes away, but that is not 
the problem that needs solving.

The underlying cause is a problem on your Windows file system.  Do you 
have a version of SciViews left over that Windows cannot remove?

I've just tested this, and it works for me even in 2.1.0.

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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