[R] install R packages--sorry last letter that I sent I had an error, this one is the right one

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Thu May 19 20:08:51 CEST 2005

On Thu, 19 May 2005, Li, Jia wrote:

> Dear All,
> When I tried to install R packages I found this error:
>> library(survival)
> Loading required package: splines
>> install.packages("splines")
> --- Please select a CRAN mirror for use in this session ---
> Warning message:
> package splines is in use and will not be installed
> But I just opened R, and haven't used anything yet, how come did it say 
> "package splines is in use"?

Package survival uses it, and you did use that  ....

Note that package splines is a standard package, part of the 
distribution.  install.packages() will not find it.

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