[Rd] R CMD check error, Readitem unknown type 203

Duncan Murdoch murdoch at stats.uwo.ca
Wed Dec 12 15:45:08 CET 2007

On 12/12/2007 4:55 AM, Abhishek Tripathi wrote:
> Hi,
> Apologies if it has already been posted. I searched the archives and 
> couldn't find the answer to my problem.
> I am building a R package and while checking it with R CMD check, I get 
> the following error,
>   * checking whether package 'drCCA' can be installed ... ERROR
>   Installation failed.
> 00install.out shows following message,
>   ** building package indices ...
>   Error in load(zfile, envir = envir) : ReadItem: unknown type 203
>   Execution halted
>   ERROR: installing package indices failed
> Does somebody has any idea what it means?? 

I would guess you are trying to build it in an obsolete version of R. 
It probably contains binary data created in a newer version.

Duncan Murdoch

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