[R-SIG-Mac] Installation of packages via GUI
simon.urbanek at r-project.org
Fri Jul 4 00:13:56 CEST 2008
On Jul 3, 2008, at 5:34 PM, David Afshartous wrote:
> I'm running R v2.7.1 on Mac OS X. When I go to the R package
> installer GUI, I am not prompted to select a repository.
This indicates that you selected one before and told the GUI to
remember it. You can change it in Preferences->Startup->Default CRAN
> The usual screen is there but
> the columns for package, installed version, and repository version
> are all
> populated via blank entries.
> If I select "Get List" the error below occurs. The same thing
> occurs if I go form the command line via install.packages. Any
> suggestions much appreciated.
Probably your mirror is broken. Try selecting a different one (see
> Error: subscript out of bounds
> In addition: There were 50 or more warnings (use warnings() to see
> the first
> Warning messages:
> 1: In read.dcf(file = tmpf) ... : Line starting '<html> ...' is
> 2: In read.dcf(file = tmpf) ... : Line starting '<head> ...' is
> 3: In read.dcf(file = tmpf) ... :
> Line starting '<title>HostingZero.c ...' is malformed!
> R version 2.7.1 (2008-06-23)
> attached base packages:
>  stats graphics grDevices utils datasets methods base
> loaded via a namespace (and not attached):
>  tools_2.7.1
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