[R] Problem Installing rJava on MS Win 7 Platform
djnordlund at frontier.com
Thu Apr 7 23:19:15 CEST 2011
From: r-help-bounces at r-project.org [mailto:r-help-bounces at r-project.org] On
Behalf Of David Winsemius
Sent: Thursday, April 07, 2011 11:41 AM
To: Stephen P Molnar
Cc: r-help at r-project.org; 'Uwe Ligges'
Subject: Re: [R] Problem Installing rJava on MS Win 7 Platform
He said "Java", not "rJava.
On Apr 7, 2011, at 11:51 AM, Stephen P Molnar wrote:
> Thanks for the reply.
> Yes, you are quite correct, but:
> Warning in install.packages("rJava") :
> argument 'lib' is missing: using
> --- Please select a CRAN mirror for use in this session ---
> Warning: unable to access index for repository
> trying URL
> Content type 'application/zip' length 658913 bytes (643 Kb)
> opened URL
> downloaded 643 Kb
> package 'rJava' successfully unpacked and MD5 sums checked
> The downloaded packages are in
There is a semi-colon in that path above that looks wrong. You might
first want to check that all your PATH entries are recorded properly.
> Error: '\U' used without hex digits in character string starting "C;
> So, obviously, at this point I am attempting something that R does
> not like.
In addition, for Windows you need to either double your back-slashes in the
file path, or use forward-slashes instead.
Hope this is helpful,
Bothell, WA USA
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