[R-sig-Geo] Install problem with 'sp'

Thomas Adams Thomas.Adams at noaa.gov
Tue Jun 13 20:58:55 CEST 2006


Sorry, I do not have a very good solution — I encountered this exact 
problem and with the frustrations I had at the time, I reverted back to 
R 2.2.1. Life is good again… BTW, I'm using Redhat Enterprise 3 Linux.


Matt Moehr wrote:
> I have always used the R spatial packages on my home computer.  I wanted 
> to use them on my department's server, but of course you can't install 
> packages to the local directories.  I thought I could download the 
> necessary packages into my directory and use the lib.loc option in 
> library().  Everything was going smoothly until I got to the 'sp' package:
>  > library(sp, lib.loc="w:/R_Packages")
> Error in load(dataFile, ns) : ReadItem: unknown type 241
> In addition: Warning message:
> package 'sp' was built under R version 2.3.0
> Error: unable to load R code in package 'sp'
> Error: package/namespace load failed for 'sp'
> The R version on the server is 2.2.1 and the 'sp' version is 0.8-14.  
> Anyone know any conflicts or problems with the package?  By the way, my 
> ultimate goal is just to use the globalG.test() in 'spdep' so I would be 
> open to workarounds that didn't require 'sp'.  Thanks for your time.
> Matt Moehr
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