[R] R 2.13.1 can't find package binaries on R-Forge
izahn at psych.rochester.edu
Sun Jul 31 17:51:13 CEST 2011
The easiest thing to do is just install the source package with
install.packages("p3d", repos="http://R-Forge.R-project.org", type = "source")
You'll need install some prerequisite software first (if you've not
already done so). See
On Sun, Jul 31, 2011 at 11:26 AM, Michael Friendly <friendly at yorku.ca> wrote:
> [Env: Win XP]
> I've just upgraded from R 2.12.2 to R 2.13.1. As part of my upgrade
> process, I typically install some in-development
> packages from R-Forge that are not on cran. But for the first time, it
> doesn't work.
> > install.packages("p3d", repos="http://R-Forge.R-project.org")
> trying URL
> Error in download.file(url, destfile, method, mode = "wb", ...) :
> cannot open URL
> In addition: Warning message:
> In download.file(url, destfile, method, mode = "wb", ...) :
> cannot open: HTTP status was '404 Not Found'
> Warning in download.packages(pkgs, destdir = tmpd, available = available, :
> download of package 'p3d' failed
> The list of packages I install this way is:
> special <- c("p3d", "patchDVI", "spacemakeR", "spida")
> Is this just an R-Forge problem? The source packages are there, but not
> the windows binaries. The log files
> are uninformative:
> p3d log file (build_win64)
> Sun Jul 31 00:28:31 2011: Building binary for package p3d (SVN revision 19)
> using R version 2.13.1 Patched (2011-07-22 r56481) ...
> Package up to date. Not building ...
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