[R] LaplacesDemon package installation
Ted.Harding at wlandres.net
Thu Feb 4 23:03:35 CET 2016
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On 04-Feb-2016 21:23:05 Rolf Turner wrote:
> (1) You might get better mileage asking this on the r-sig-mac list.
> (2) The phenomena you describe are puzzling and are beyond my capacity
> to explain. Perhaps someone else will be able to enlighten you.
> (3) Out of idle curiosity I went to the github site and downloaded the
> zip file of the package. (I could not see a *.tag.gz file, but perhaps
> I just don't understand how github works. Actually, there's no
> "perhaps" about it!)
> I unzipped the download and then did
> R CMD build LaplacesDemon-master
> in the appropriate directory. This created a file
> Note that the version number seems to be as you require.
> I then used your install.packages syntax, and the package installed
> seamlessly. It also loaded seamlessly.
> So I don't know why the computer gods are picking on you.
> Note that I am not working on a Mac, but rather running Linux (as do all
> civilized human beings! :-) )
Might this be yet another candidate for a Fortune today?
> Rolf Turner
> Technical Editor ANZJS
> Department of Statistics
> University of Auckland
> Phone: +64-9-373-7599 ext. 88276
> On 05/02/16 06:42, Lluis.Hurtado at uv.es wrote:
>> Dear all,
>> I've recently changed my Mac and I am trying to reinstall my commonly
>> used R-packages. I'm having troubles with a package called
>> This package is no more in the CRAN list and the developers web page
>> (http://www.bayesian-inference.com/software) is out for more than
>> half a year. Old versions of the package can still be found in tar.gz
>> and in github
>> Last version is LaplacesDemon_13.03.04.tar.gz, but I was able to get
>> version LaplacesDemon_15.03.19.tar.gz time ago (can't find it
>> I have tried to install this packages from source in my computer
>>> install.packages("/Users/.../LaplacesDemon_15.03.19.tar.gz", repos
>>> = NULL, type="source")
>>> Warning: invalid package 'Users/.../LaplacesDemon_15.03.19.tar.gzâ
>>> Error: ERROR: no packages specified Warning message: In
>>> install.packages("Users/.../LaplacesDemon_15.03.19.tar.gz", :
>> installation of package âUsers/.../LaplacesDemon_15.03.19.tar.gzâ had
>> non-zero exit status
>> I also tried the 'Packages & Data' menu in R, selecting the source
>> file or the directory from Finder and I got this message:
>>> * installing *source* package âLaplacesDemonâ ... ** R ** data **
>>> inst ** byte-compile and prepare package for lazy loading ** help
>>> *** installing help indices ** building package indices **
>>> installing vignettes ** testing if installed package can be loaded
>>> * DONE (LaplacesDemon)
>> Error in library(LaplacesDemon) : there is no package called
>> Finally I tried
>>> install.packages("devtools") library(devtools)
>> but I am not able to install devtools (for similar reasons). So my
>> questions are:
>> -Do anyone knows how to install this packages in my Mac? -Do anyone
>> knows were can I find the information previously content in
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E-Mail: (Ted Harding) <Ted.Harding at wlandres.net>
Date: 04-Feb-2016 Time: 22:03:31
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