[R] Installation issue R 2.6.1
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Tue Apr 8 07:30:09 CEST 2008
On Tue, 8 Apr 2008, jefe goode wrote:
> I am seeing a peculiar installation problem with the R
> installation files for Windows:
> R2.6.1 fails to install on MS-Vista with a file
> corruption issue.
> But, the same R2.6.1 exe does install OK on Windows
> The same problem exists with R2.3.1:
> Fails to install on Windows Vista
> Succeeds install on Windows ME
> Succeeds install on Windows 2000 and Windows 98
> so it cannot be the installation file.
> Has anyone seen this issue with Windows Vista?
No one has reported it and many have succeeded, so it seems to be your
machne that is the common factor.
But why not try a current version of R? (As the posting guide asked you
> R-help at r-project.org mailing list
> PLEASE do read the posting guide http://www.R-project.org/posting-guide.html
> and provide commented, minimal, self-contained, reproducible code.
Brian D. Ripley, ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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