[R] Fwd: CRAN problem with plyr-1.4.1
ligges at statistik.tu-dortmund.de
Tue Apr 12 14:18:05 CEST 2011
On 11.04.2011 21:03, Douglas Bates wrote:
> The first thing to do is try another mirror. The "official" (or as
> official as we ever get about anything) U.S. mirror is
> They tend to be very good about updating. Presently the source
> package for plyr is at version 1.5 and the binary versions are both at
Right, and on CRAN master the update process was running and hence you
got a 440. Or in other words: Please just be a bit patient after a
package was updated, the automated processes may take a day to complete.
You can access the repositories without any problem using
install.packages() and friends.
>> On Mon, Apr 11, 2011 at 1:27 PM, Ian Davis<ian.w.davis at gmail.com> wrote:
>> It looks like there might be some kind of problem with the Plyr-1.4.1
>> packages pushed to CRAN? The web pages show 1.4.1 as the current version,
>> but trying to fetch the source through the provided link gives a 404:
>> $ wget http://lib.stat.cmu.edu/R/CRAN/src/contrib/plyr_1.4.1.tar.gz
>> --2011-04-11 13:19:09--
>> Resolving lib.stat.cmu.edu... 18.104.22.168
>> Connecting to lib.stat.cmu.edu|22.214.171.124|:80... connected.
>> HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 404 Not Found
>> 2011-04-11 13:19:09 ERROR 404: Not Found.
>> This prevented me from installing ggplot2 until I went back and found an old
>> version (1.4) of Plyr to install manually. Since it looks like Plyr was
>> *just* updated a few days ago, I'm guessing something went awry? I checked
>> several CRAN mirrors and got the same problem with all of them. They think
>> the current version is 1.4.1, but they don't have any files available for
>> Hope this helps,
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