[R] Installing an Archived Package
evg@|gn@tov@ @end|ng |rom gm@||@com
Wed May 16 21:19:01 CEST 2018
Great to know! I installed mvtnorm and everything installed like a charm after. SPSS executed the package smoothly, too.
Thank you so much again for all your help - this really saved me!
All the best,
> On May 16, 2018, at 2:34 PM, Duncan Murdoch <murdoch.duncan using gmail.com> wrote:
> On 16/05/2018 2:15 PM, Evguenia Ignatova wrote:
>> Hello again,
>> I did not expect the browser to automatically extract, so I changed the Safari setting and it downloaded as a “gz” file.
>> It is clear now that R is finding the package but I get a different error as follows:
>>> install.packages("polycor_0.7-8.tar.gz", repos=NULL, type="source")
>> ERROR: dependency ‘mvtnorm’ is not available for package ‘polycor’
>> * removing ‘/Library/Frameworks/R.framework/Versions/3.2/Resources/library/polycor’
> You can run
> and it will be installed from CRAN. It's unfortunate that install.packages() doesn't do this automatically when you install a tar.gz file, but that's the way it is.
> Duncan Murdoch
>> Warning message:
>> In install.packages("polycor_0.7-8.tar.gz", repos = NULL, type = "source") :
>> installation of package ‘polycor_0.7-8.tar.gz’ had non-zero exit status
>> I get the same error when I try Rui’s way of accessing the file.
>> Suggestions online are along the lines of installing the dependencies separately, but I am not sure how to go about separating the file into its dependencies?
>> Thank you so much!
>>> On May 16, 2018, at 1:58 PM, Richard M. Heiberger <rmh using temple.edu> wrote:
>>> You can tell Macintosh not to automatically unpack tar.gz files.
>>> https://apple.stackexchange.com/questions/961/how-to-stop-safari-from-unzipping-files-after-download <https://apple.stackexchange.com/questions/961/how-to-stop-safari-from-unzipping-files-after-download>
>>> On Wed, May 16, 2018 at 11:24 AM, Evguenia Ignatova
>>> <evg.ignatova using gmail.com <mailto:evg.ignatova using gmail.com>> wrote:
>>>> I am having difficulty installing the most recent compatible version of the “polycor" package (0.7-8), for R 3.2.1 on my Mac. Here is the package source page: https://cran.r-project.org/src/contrib/Archive/polycor/ <https://cran.r-project.org/src/contrib/Archive/polycor/> <https://cran.r-project.org/src/contrib/Archive/polycor/ <https://cran.r-project.org/src/contrib/Archive/polycor/>>.
>>>> This version of R is necessary for the R Essentials for the IBM Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS) extension. I found this thread on the problem (http://r.789695.n4.nabble.com/Installing-polycor-package-td4726101.html <http://r.789695.n4.nabble.com/Installing-polycor-package-td4726101.html> <http://r.789695.n4.nabble.com/Installing-polycor-package-td4726101.html <http://r.789695.n4.nabble.com/Installing-polycor-package-td4726101.html>>) but it does not offer much help as my SPSS version will not recognize the most recent versions of R.
>>>> The polycor package is not available in the repository of R 3.2.1. Here is the code I tried to install the package from the archive and the errors I received:
>>>>> install.packages("/polycor_0.7-8.tar", repos=NULL, type="source")
>>>> Warning: invalid package ‘/polycor_0.7-8.tar’
>>>> Error: ERROR: no packages specified
>>>> Warning message:
>>>> In install.packages("/polycor_0.7-8.tar", repos = NULL, type = "source") :
>>>> installation of package ‘/polycor_0.7-8.tar’ had non-zero exit status
>>>>> install.packages("https://cran.r-project.org/src/contrib/Archive/polycor/polycor_0.7-8.tar.gz", repos=NULL, type="source")
>>>> Error in download.file(p, destfile, method, mode = "wb", ...) :
>>>> unsupported URL scheme
>>>> Any ideas for other alternatives would be greatly appreciated. Thank you for your time!
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