[R-SIG-Mac] 2.8 problem: install dependencies hangs R?
Kasper Daniel Hansen
khansen at stat.berkeley.edu
Mon Nov 3 05:24:07 CET 2008
The standard explanation for this is that the GUI is unresponsive
until all selected packages have been downloaded and installed - this
may take quite a while. The fact that it works for you one package at
a time corroborates this.
On Nov 2, 2008, at 13:57 , Timothy Bates wrote:
> I'm one of those who finds that updating R loses the user-installed
> libraries, and these need to be reinstalled.
> Just moved to 2.8 ((downloaded 2.nov, thank you for work on this
> Simon and others!), and when downloading libraries with the "install
> dependencies" option in the gui (cmd-option-I), R hangs (spinning
> wheel of death) and does not come back.
> Seems that grabbing packages one at a time works.
> I can send you a sample trace if you wish
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