[R] installation of package "randomForest" failed
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Wed Apr 19 15:20:32 CEST 2006
On Wed, 19 Apr 2006, roger bos wrote:
> This doesn't really have much to do with randomForest, but I run the
> following code every few weeks to make sure all my packages are installed
> and up to date. Then you don't have to fiddle with doing it one by one. In
> case you haven't seen this; I got this code from someone else on this list.
> x <- packageStatus(repositories="http://cran.r-project.org/src/contrib")
> st <- x$avai["Status"]
> install.packages(rownames(st)[which(st$Status=="not installed")])
You may find it even easier to use new.packages() for this purpose.
> On 4/18/06, Uwe Ligges <ligges at statistik.uni-dortmund.de> wrote:
>> Ruth Meili wrote:
>>> I'd like to try out some functions in the package randomForest.
>>> I did install this package. However, it is not possible to load the
>>> library, although I have R-Version 2.1.1 (i.e. later than 2.0.0). The
>>> commands I used and the Answers/Error from R is as follows:
>>> lib="C://Programme//R//rw2011//library//randomForest",repos = NULL)
>>> package 'randomForest' successfully unpacked and MD5 sums checked
>>> updating HTML package descriptions
>>> > library(randomForest)
>>> Fehler in library(randomForest) : 'randomForest' ist kein gültiges Paket
>>> vor 2.0.0 installiert?
>> Where did you get the zip file from?
>> Most easily, you can install a package by simply saying
>> if you have an active internet connection.
>> Anyway, you might want to upgrade your version of R to R-2.2.1 or even
>> R-2.3.0 beta (to be released next monday) and help testing.
>> Uwe Ligges
>>> I run in this problem for the first time. Until now, I used to install
>>> packages by copying the*.zip-file to the "library"-directory in the
>>> rw2011-directory. This seam not to work anymore. So I tried using the
>>> function install.package(), but I did not success.
>>> Does anybody know the Problem? I did not find any hints in the NEWS.
>>> Thanks anyway.
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