[Rd] With the recent OS changes (windows 2000) necessitated by (PR#4188)

ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Tue Sep 16 15:59:36 MEST 2003

This is not a bug.  It indicates that *you* don't have direct internet
access.  There is an item in the rw-FAQ about this.

Please do not use R-bugs to report problems in your own environment, nor to
ask questions (especially those covered in FAQs).

On Tue, 16 Sep 2003 ggruene at lumc.edu wrote:

> With the recent OS changes (windows 2000) necessitated by various worms, etc, I have now been receiving this error message when I run update and I am not sure how I can correct.
> >update.packages()
> >trying URL `http://cran.r-project.org/bin/windows/contrib/PACKAGES'
> Error in download.file(url = paste(contriburl, "PACKAGES", sep = "/"),  :
>         cannot open: HTTP status was `404'

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