[R-SIG-Mac] Updating packages crash
kjbeath at kagi.com
Wed Dec 26 23:18:48 CET 2007
Sorry, post-Christmas effect. I thought I had installed 2.6.1 but
hadn't. Installing it fixed the problem, which I think occurred when a
dependency wasn't installed.
On 27/12/2007, at 2:00 AM, Simon Urbanek wrote:
> can you, please, tell us exactly what machine are you using? I'm not
> able to reproduce it so far.. Please always post at least the output
> of sessionInfo().
> Even more helpful would be the crash report (either accessible
> directly after the crash or see Console in Utilities).
> On Dec 26, 2007, at 2:06 AM, Ken Beath wrote:
>> I'm having trouble updating packages. Scenario is I've selected
>> Package Installer with CRAN (binaries), a single package, then
>> 'Install Selected' and I get the following error.
>> trying URL 'http://cran.au.r-project.org/bin/macosx/universal/contrib/2.6/fSeries_260.72.tgz'
>> Content type 'application/x-tar' length 164519 bytes (160 Kb)
>> opened URL
>> downloaded 160 Kb
>> *** caught bus error ***
>> address 0x20, cause 'non-existent physical address'
>> 1: unlink(instPath, recursive = TRUE)
>> 2: unpackPkg(foundpkgs[okp, 2], foundpkgs[okp, 1], lib,
>> 3: .install.macbinary(pkgs = pkgs, lib = lib, contriburl =
>> contriburl, method = method, available = available, destdir =
>> destdir, installWithVers = installWithVers, dependencies =
>> 4: install.packages(c("fSeries"), lib = "/Library/Frameworks/
>> R.framework/Resources/library/", contriburl =
>> contrib.url(getOption("repos"), "mac.binary"), type =
>> "mac.binary", dependencies = TRUE)
>> Possible actions:
>> 1: abort (with core dump, if enabled)
>> 2: normal R exit
>> 3: exit R without saving workspace
>> 4: exit R saving workspace
>> I have tried other mirrors and also 'Update All'
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