[R] package not available for R version...

Caitlin Gibbons b|oprogr@mmer @end|ng |rom gm@||@com
Wed Jan 13 07:41:18 CET 2021


Can you upgrade your version of R? That might help. 


> On Jan 12, 2021, at 1:08 PM, Duncan Murdoch <murdoch.duncan using gmail.com> wrote:
> On 12/01/2021 2:43 p.m., varin sacha via R-help wrote:
>> Dear R-experts,
>> I have tried to reach the maintainer of the rgam package. Until now, no response.
>> Since I'm in a bit of a hurry, I try to reach you because as I try to install the rgam package using the command :
>> install.packages("rgam")
>> I get this warning message :
>> Warning message:
>> package ‘rgam’ is not available (for R version 3.6.3)
>> The strange thing is that rgam depends R (>= 3.0.2) , stats
>> How can I solve this problem ?
> That package is no longer listed on CRAN.  You can find some versions of it in https://cran.r-project.org/src/contrib/Archive, the most recent being from 2018.  I'd guess it doesn't pass all checks, so it was removed.
> You could download the last version, and see if you can get it to work.  If you are really ambitious, you might be able to take it over as maintainer.
> Or it might be easier to find a different package to do what you want to do.
> Duncan Murdoch
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