[R] install RMySQL under Mac OS X 10.4.7

Don MacQueen macq at llnl.gov
Wed Jul 5 22:55:15 CEST 2006


    install.packages('RMySQL', repos 
="http://www.biometrics.mtu.edu/CRAN/", dependencies=TRUE , 

Check the help for install.packages() for an explanation of the 
'type' argument, and some Mac-specific information about it.


At 10:00 AM -0700 7/5/06, Luo Weijun wrote:
>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!
>R-help at stat.math.ethz.ch mailing list
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Don MacQueen
Environmental Protection Department
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Livermore, CA, USA

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