[R] Asking About packages "rimage"

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Fri Feb 17 07:44:21 CET 2012

On 17/02/2012 05:39, R. Michael Weylandt wrote:
> Looks like its in the CRAN archives here --
> http://cran.r-project.org/src/contrib/Archive/rimage/ -- then the
> steps for doing a source install are well documented (and easily
> googleable) but (unstated) OS specific.

Yes, but the package was archived for a reason (it can abort your R 
session): it has been orphaned for some years, and would need yet 
another fix.

On many of those OSes you will need external software that is not 
readily available (a long-obsolete (<= 2003) version of fftw, for example).

> Michael
> On Thu, Feb 16, 2012 at 5:41 PM, chuan_zl<chuan_zl at hotmail.com>  wrote:
>> Dear all:
>> Kindly to ask from R users about the package "rimage" is not available in R
>> version 2.14.1. May I know how I can install this package? Thanks al ot

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