[R] Fwd: CRAN problem with plyr-1.4.1

Hadley Wickham hadley at rice.edu
Tue Apr 12 17:29:31 CEST 2011

> Then, can we have the ERROR message, please?
> Otherwise the only explanation I can guess is that a mirror grabs the
> contents of a repository exactly in the second the repository is updated and
> that is unlikely, particularly if more than one mirror is involved.

Isn't one possible explanation that PACKAGES.gz on the mirror was
updated before the package directory was?  That would seem to me a
plausible hypothesis to me, because rsync seems to send files in the
top level directory before files in directories below.


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Department of Statistics / Rice University

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