[R-SIG-Mac] problem installing geepack package
simon.urbanek at r-project.org
Tue Oct 25 16:30:01 CEST 2011
On Oct 25, 2011, at 3:23 AM, Prof Brian Ripley wrote:
> This is something you need to take up with the geepack maintainer (who is also the doBy maintainer). I find his misuse of Depends ridiculous: we have Suggests and Enhances for such loose dependencies.
> You can easily get snow, as a source or a binary package.
> Did you update your packages? Several packages which came with 2.13.2 have updates available: one is Matrix.
> lme4 is tied to a specific version of Matrix, and the Mac binary package repository for 2.13.2 has versions of Matrix (0.999375-50) and lme4 (0.999375-40) which do not work together for me. But the current Matrix is 1.0-1 and current lme4 is 0.999375-42. So AFAIK the only option is to install these packages from their sources.
> Simon: the binary repository on the CRAN master for 2.14.0 has not be updated for 4 weeks and is rather incomplete,
Hmm.. something is wrong, indeed. Those binaries are from the bootstrap manual run, not from the automated builds. I'll have to investigate...
> and clearly the 2.13.2 area needs some updates.
Those seem to be up to date, at least on my server:
hagal:2.13$ ls -lt|head
-rw-r--r-- 1 urbanek admin 22107 Oct 25 05:13 tilting_1.0.tgz
-rw-r--r-- 1 urbanek admin 1167011 Oct 25 05:11 sdcTable_0.9.8.tgz
-rw-r--r-- 1 urbanek admin 1430008 Oct 25 05:08 rococo_1.0.1.tgz
-rw-r--r-- 1 urbanek admin 1923962 Oct 25 05:01 npRmpi_0.40-10.tgz
-rw-r--r-- 1 urbanek admin 87766 Oct 25 04:59 neuRosim_0.2-8.tgz
-rw-r--r-- 1 urbanek admin 1215339 Oct 25 04:58 mritc_0.3-4.tgz
-rw-r--r-- 1 urbanek admin 1914854 Oct 25 04:56 metrumrg_5.3.tgz
-rw-r--r-- 1 urbanek admin 1039445 Oct 25 04:50 frailtypack_2.2-19.tgz
-rw-r--r-- 1 urbanek admin 1109695 Oct 25 04:46 dti_0.9-6.3.tgz
> With 2.14.0 less than a week away, this is getting urgent.
Agreed, my apologies.
> On Mon, 24 Oct 2011, Kathryn Lan wrote:
>> I am a new R-user. I have a Mac OS.X 10.6.8. I have downloaded R version
>> 2.13.2 (2011-09-30) onto my computer and been able to use basic stats
>> function. Now I want to use the geepack package and when I try to load it
>> using library(geepack), it says I have to load these dependencies.
>> Apparently, some of these packages successfully loaded but some were not
>> (doBy and lme4). The doBy needs the snow package which R says I don't have,
>> and I don't also have lme4 package. I'm wondering why there's so much
>> trouble trying to load this geepack. What is the primary problem behind
>> Thank you for your help.
>> Loading required package: doBy
>> Loading required package: survival
>> Loading required package: splines
>> Loading required package: R2HTML
>> Loading required package: multcomp
>> Loading required package: mvtnorm
>> Loading required package: lme4
>> Loading required package: Matrix
>> Loading required package: lattice
>> Attaching package: 'Matrix'
>> The following object(s) are masked from 'package:base':
>> Error in dyn.load(file, DLLpath = DLLpath, ...) :
>> function 'cholmod_l_start' not provided by package 'Matrix'
>> Error: package 'lme4' could not be loaded
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