[Rd] Error message using Packages | Install | Cancel

Duncan Murdoch murdoch at stats.uwo.ca
Fri Jul 8 17:23:37 CEST 2005

On 7/8/2005 8:56 AM, Gabor Grothendieck wrote:
> If we click on the Cancel button after the Packages | Install menu items in 
> Windows 2.1.1 (dated 2005-06-23) it gives an error message.   There
> really should
> be no error here since we intended not to install anything -- that is why
> we pressed Cancel.  This is what appears on the console:
>> utils:::menuInstallPkgs()
> Error in install.packages(NULL, .libPaths()[1], dependencies = TRUE,
> type = type) :
>         no packages were specified

I'd consider a patch to fix this, but it doesn't look serious enough to 
make it onto my list of things to do myself.

Duncan Murdoch

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