[R] Error in normalizePath(path) : with McAfee
erinm.hodgess at gmail.com
Fri Sep 10 05:59:51 CEST 2010
For what it's worth:
I turned off the "Real time file scanning" and everything worked fine.
This is using McAfee anti-virus software.
On Thu, Sep 9, 2010 at 10:15 AM, peter dalgaard <pdalgd at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sep 9, 2010, at 13:52 , Duncan Murdoch wrote:
>> On 09/09/2010 12:01 AM, Erin Hodgess wrote:
>>> Dear R People:
>>> I keep getting the "Error in normalizePath(path) :" while trying to
>>> obtain the necessary packages to use with the "Applied Spatial
>>> Statistics with R" book.
>>> I turned off the Firewall (from McAfee) but am still getting the same message.
>>> Does anyone have any idea on a solution please?
>> I think you need to show us your code and the error in context.
> Maybe not... We have been here before, and if I remember correctly, the issue is not the firewall, but antivirus software messing with temp directories. (As I understand it, it goes "I see you have created a new directory, now let me put that in a safe place while I check it for malware. Oh, you were still using it? Too bad." Sort of like grabbing someone's new cup while they are trying to pour milk into it....)
> Check back issues of R-help for details of the earlier incidents.
>> Duncan Murdoch
>>> R version 2.11.1 (2010-05-31)
>>>  LC_COLLATE=English_United States.1252
>>>  LC_CTYPE=English_United States.1252
>>>  LC_MONETARY=English_United States.1252
>>>  LC_NUMERIC=C
>>>  LC_TIME=English_United States.1252
>>> attached base packages:
>>>  stats graphics grDevices utils datasets methods base
>>> other attached packages:
>>>  ctv_0.6-0
>>> loaded via a namespace (and not attached):
>>>  tools_2.11.1
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> Peter Dalgaard
> Center for Statistics, Copenhagen Business School
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