[R] "The system cannot find the file specified"

Duncan Murdoch murdoch at stats.uwo.ca
Thu Oct 29 18:10:54 CET 2009

On 10/29/2009 12:58 PM, hadley wickham wrote:
>> Do you have write permission in C:\Program Files\R\R-2.9.2\library?  It
>> could be that the installer just tried to create the QRMlib subdir, and
>> failed, and that's why it doesn't exist.
> One possible reason for failure is that your virus checker prevented
> the R installer from creating a new directory.

Yes, virus checkers cause a lot of trouble for R.  Some of them open 
files for exclusive access while checking, and when R tries to read or 
write the same file while the virus checker has it locked, it fails.

Duncan Murdoch

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