[Rd] search and missing library

Duncan Murdoch dmurdoch at pair.com
Sat May 22 11:43:39 CEST 2004

On Fri, 21 May 2004 21:20:43 +0100, Patrick Burns
<pburns at pburns.seanet.com> wrote:

>I'm not sure what is going on with this one -- maybe it will make
>sense to someone.
>R1.9.0 under Windows 2000.
>1) Start up R.
>2) search() # works as expected
>3) library(fBasics)  # from Rmetrics
># but at least one of its required packages is not present on the machine
>4) search()  # nothing appears at all but the prompt
>Once all of the required packages are present, then step 3 no longer
>causes search() to fail.

Can you reproduce this with a CRAN package?  If not, it's probably a
bug that should be reported to the package author.

Duncan Murdoch

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