[R] Hmisc and Ubuntu (aptitude install)
edd at debian.org
Mon Sep 22 15:20:14 CEST 2008
On Mon, Sep 22, 2008 at 08:48:12AM -0400, Vincent Goulet wrote:
> As per the CRAN Ubuntu README
> install the Ubuntu r-base-dev package to compile R packages from
Well there should be a working r-cran-hmisc package. You simply got a
'404' error indicating that your network access (using http) to the
external Ubuntu mirror was broken. Fix that, or download the package
by hand. It may be easier to just install the missing package.
That said, Vincent is of course entirely correct on the need for
> Le lun. 22 sept. à 00:08, Matthew Pettis a écrit :
>> I'm trying to get the Hmisc module on my Ubuntu Hardy Heron install.
>> I tried getting Hmisc from within R by issuing the standard
>> 'install.packages' command, but it said I needed 'gfortran' to
>> compile. I thought I could circumvent this by using 'aptitude' to get
>> the package 'r-cran-hmisc', but when I got it, the package had
>> critical missing parts (got 404s). So, I'll be trying to go back and
>> download 'gfortran', but can anybody tell me if this aptitude ubuntu
>> package should be kept up to date and is just currently overlooked?
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