[R-SIG-Mac] Binary packages on CRAN

stefano iacus stefano.iacus at unimi.it
Mon Jan 10 09:51:09 CET 2005

binary packages are put CRAN  only if they pass successfully the CHECK 
(R CMD CHECK) without errors.
I'll see what's the problem with Hmisc is. I'm just back from traveling 
and a very long "to-do list" of thing to manage, fix etc.

On Jan 10, 2005, at 8:52 AM, Denis Chabot wrote:

> Hi,
> How is it decided what packages are offered as binaries for Mac and
> what other packages are only offered as source? Is it by "popular
> demand"? If so, I suggest adding Hmisc to the binaries for Mac OS X. I
> tend to go see those first when trying to find which packages might be
> of use to me. Hence I did not discover this package until someone
> recommended it to me. It seems quite useful and maybe others would use
> it to.
> Anyway, I installed it on an iMac running Panther and got a warning at
> the end of the installation, something about chmod not being allowed.
> It seems to work though.
> I just installed it on my PB running Jaguar and got this:
> Warning message:
> Installation of package Hmisc had non-zero exit status in:
> install.packages(ui.pkgs, CRAN = getOption(where), contriburl =
> contriburl,
> Should I be worried?
> Thanks,
> Denis
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