[R] install RMySQL under Mac OS X 10.4.7

Luo Weijun luo_weijun at yahoo.com
Wed Jul 5 19:00:04 CEST 2006

Hello All,

I tried to install RMySQL package, but the error
messages says there is no such package, even though I
did see RMySQL is there in the contributed package
list in all mirror sites of CRAN I tried. Not sure
what is the problem.

> mysql.home <- '/usr/local/mysql' 

> install.packages('RMySQL', repos =
"http://www.biometrics.mtu.edu/CRAN/",dependencies =T)
dependency ''RMySQL'' is not available
> install.packages('RMySQL', repos =
Warning in download.packages(pkgs, destdir = tmpd,
available = available,  : 
         no package 'RMySQL' at the repositories

I tried download the package manually under unix, and
install it from within R, and no luck too. 

cd ~/download/R
curl -O

> install.packages( 'RMySQL_0.5-7.tar.gz', repos =
Error in gzfile(file, "r") : unable to open connection
In addition: Warning message:
cannot open compressed file

> sessionInfo()
Version 2.3.0 (2006-04-24) 

attached base packages:
[1] "methods"   "stats"     "graphics"  "grDevices"
"utils"     "datasets" 
[7] "base"     

could anybody tell me what happens here, and how to
fix the problem? Thank you so much!

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