[R-SIG-Mac]Installing Packages

David Richmond daver969@yahoo.com
Wed, 19 Feb 2003 07:44:32 -0800

I have

Built: 2002-12-27

I was under the impression that the "built" field requires a date, but 
perhaps it is asking for the version of R under which the package was 


On Wednesday, February 19, 2003, at 12:37  AM, Stefano Iacus wrote:

> Please, look into "Description" file to see if the Built: field is 
> present.
> stefano
> On Mercoledý, feb 19, 2003, at 07:50 Europe/Rome, David Richmond wrote:
>> Hi,
>> 	I am trying to install a package I created myself using the R CMD 
>> INSTALL command. I have successfully installed other packages using 
>> this command (in .tar.gz format). My own package is not gzipped, but 
>> when I "sudo R CMD INSTALL /my/path/mypackage" it seems to install 
>> perfectly well, and indeed when I run R (I'm using OS X 10.2.4, btw) 
>> and do "library()" it lists my package along with all the others. I 
>> can even "library(help=daver)" to see the description and index files 
>> for my package. BUT, when I "library(daver)" to load the package, I 
>> get the following error:
>> Error: package daver was built for NA
>> In addition: Warning message:
>> package daver was built under R version 02-12-27
>> and it doesn't see any of my functions.
>> I believe that my package has all the required elements, description, 
>> index, title, and an R folder with the source code in it. Why does my 
>> package not work, have I missed something?
>> Dave R.
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