[R-SIG-Mac] contrib.url on OSX ?!

Sean Davis sdavis2 at mail.nih.gov
Wed Nov 30 18:47:52 CET 2005

On 11/30/05 12:44 PM, "Seth Falcon" <sfalcon at fhcrc.org> wrote:

> In a recent post to the Bioconductor list, Sean reported trouble with
> the affy package's automagic package installation.
> The affy package is wrapping install.packages.  The issue seems to be
> that on his system he sees:
>> sessionInfo()
> R version 2.2.0, 2005-08-11, powerpc-apple-darwin7.9.0
>> contrib.url('foo')
> [1] "foo/bin/macosx/2.2"
> Shouldn't an R 2.2.x see the following (that's what I get):
>> contrib.url("foo", type="mac.binary")
> [1] "foo/bin/macosx/powerpc/contrib/2.3"
> Sean, can you try reinstalling R?  Perhaps you somehow have an older
> version that doesn't have the right contrib.url function?  I'm
> confused, but this seems to be the crux of your problem.

I'll try reinstalling at some point here.  I tend to install from source, so
that may be an issue.


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