[R] Windows package upates

Duncan Murdoch murdoch at stats.uwo.ca
Wed Jan 18 17:10:56 CET 2006

On 1/18/2006 9:51 AM, John Logsdon wrote:
> Dear list
> Having just started to use the Windows version, I am very impressed with
> it's package handling as well as the gui.
> So I tried to see what was due for update and packages such as Hmisc,
> Matrix and others came up.
> But when I had updated them - which took a few goes as something hung
> between here and Bristol - I noticed that the default packages such as
> nmle, MASS had disappeared.  I re-installed them but is this a glitch or a
> feature?

That's not supposed to happen; my guess is that it's related to those 
hangs you mention.  Do you think it tried to update those, but failed 
because of problems with the mirror?

Duncan Murdoch

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