[R] R 3.0.3, Windows 7: Problem installing XML package

ssifleet ssifleet at rti.org
Fri Jan 9 20:02:10 CET 2015

This issue seems to be ongoing.

I am not the only one at my organization experiencing it either.

Downloading the source and trying to unzip it reveals the file is broken.

We are running R version 3.1.1 (2014-07-10) on Windows 7 64 bit.

trying URL
Content type 'application/zip' length 4289878 bytes (4.1 Mb)
opened URL
downloaded 4.1 Mb

Warning in install.packages :
  downloaded length 4253160 != reported length 4289878
Warning in install.packages :
  error 1 in extracting from zip file
Warning in install.packages :
  cannot open compressed file 'XML/DESCRIPTION', probable reason 'No such
file or directory'
Error in install.packages : cannot open the connection

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