[Rd] unable to open the base package (PR#867)

Prof Brian D Ripley ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk
Wed, 7 Mar 2001 21:00:45 +0000 (GMT)

On Wed, 7 Mar 2001 mendes@cse.ucsc.edu wrote:

> Hi.
> I'm trying to use R that someone installed in his own home directory
> (which is located on a common filesystem). Now, he is able to use it with
> no problems, but when I try to run it I get the following messages (the
> first line is just the command line, and the way I call the program):
> an2 1> /projects/draper/R-1.2.1/bin/R
> cannot find system Renviron
> R : Copyright 2001, The R Development Core Team
> Version 1.2.1  (2001-01-15)
> R is free software and comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY.
> You are welcome to redistribute it under certain conditions.
> Type `license()' or `licence()' for distribution details.
> R is a collaborative project with many contributors.
> Type `contributors()' for more information.
> Type `demo()' for some demos, `help()' for on-line help, or
> `help.start()' for a HTML browser interface to help.
> Type `q()' to quit R.
> Fatal error: unable to open the base package
> The system we are running is SunOS Release 5.8 Generic.
> Can you help us in any way?

Do you permission to read the files in his R installation?
Looks not.

The current version is 1.2.2, BTW.

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk
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