[R] Cannot change R package name in Windows and cannot install an R package in Mac OS Yosemite
michael.gang.peng at gmail.com
Tue Nov 11 23:28:49 CET 2014
I see. Thanks a lot.
On Tuesday, November 11, 2014, Uwe Ligges <ligges at statistik.tu-dortmund.de>
> On 11.11.2014 23:05, Michael Peng wrote:
>> I am now writing an R package LFSpro. I build it for both Mac OS and
>> For Windows, the binary package name is LFSpro_1.0.3.zip. It can be
>> installed into R successfully. But when I changed the name to
>> LFSpro_1.0.3.Windows.zip, an error occurred:
>> Error in read.dcf(file.path(pkgname,"DESCRIPTION"), c("Package",
>> "TYPE")):cannot open the connection
>> In addition: Warning message:
>> In read.dcf(file.path(pkgname,"DESCRIPTION") c("Package", "TYPE")) cannot
>> open compressed file 'LFSpro_1.0.3.Windows/DESCRIPTION', probable reason
>> 'No such file or directory'
>> Why we cannot change the package name in windows?
> Since the filename is an esential part of the package used by the tools.
> Uwe Ligges
> The R package is build on http://win-builder.r-project.org/. There is no
>> error when built it on http://win-builder.r-project.org/. We installed it
>> in Windows 7 and 8.1. The R version is 3.1.2.
>> For Mac OS, someone tested it on Yosemite, an error occurred:
>> R[1588:958444] plugin com.getdropbox.dropbox.garcon interrupted
>> I googled the error message, it seems that there is an incompatibility
>> between R and Yosemite. But when I tested it by myself on Yosemite, there
>> is no such an error. The user is in Brazil, and he is not very familiar
>> with R. I don't know why this error occurs.
>> Is anyone has any idea why there is this error message. The R package is
>> build in R 3.1.1 and Mac OS X 10.6.8.
>> If anyone want to test the R package, you can download it from
>> Thanks a lot for your help.
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