[R] installing package 'rqpd' (Regression quantiles for panel data)

Henric Winell nilsson.henric at gmail.com
Tue Jun 4 21:54:13 CEST 2013


Manish K. Srivastava skrev 2013-06-03 16:19:
> Hello R community members,
> I'm trying to install the 'rqpd' package which is developed by Roger
> Koenker and Stefan Bache. When I try to install the package using the
> command 'install.packages("rqpd",repos="http://R-Forge.R-project.org")'
> I'm getting the following two messages:
> i) package ‘rqpd’ is available as a source package but not as a binary
> ii) package ‘rqpd’ is not available (for R version 3.0.1)

Are you using Windows or OS X?  R-Forge doesn't currently provide 
binaries for OS X.

> On checking the Log of /pkg on the r-forge.r.project.org website, I find
> that the package was last modified on May 8,2012 and was made compatible
> with R>2.14.
> "Quick fix to make it compile for R >= 2.14"
> So, in another attempt, I downloaded the older version of R (2.14) to
> see if the 'rqpd' package could be installed using the older version,
> but still I had no luck.

That's because R-Forge no longer provide binaries for 2.14.x.

> Is there any way I could still use this package?

Binaries seem to be available for 2.15.x.  Alternatively, you can always 
build from source and that'll work for 3.0.x.


> Thank you for your help.
> Best regards,
> Manish

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