[BioC] getBioC and install.packages2 fail

Seth Falcon sfalcon at fhcrc.org
Wed Mar 30 16:57:11 CEST 2005

<Arne.Muller at sanofi-aventis.com> writes:
> The "install.packages" command prints an error, for some reason the proxy authentification failed!
>> install.packages(pkgs=c("gpls", "PROcess"), CRAN=biocUrl,dependencies=TRUE, me
> thod="wget")
> --12:07:56--  http://www.bioconductor.org/packages/bioc/stable/src/contrib/PACKA
>            => `/tmp/RtmpEi1pKG/file74b0dc51'
> Resolving firewall... done.
> Connecting to firewall[XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX]:XX... connected.
> Proxy request sent, awaiting response... 407 Proxy Authentication Required
> 12:07:56 ERROR 407: Proxy Authentication Required.

This output is from wget and indicates the proxy auth problem you
suspect.  Perhaps rereading the help in download.file and/or
interacting with a local sysadmin will help.


+ seth

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