[Rd] Package Installer Unable to access packages (PR#12026)

Duncan Murdoch murdoch at stats.uwo.ca
Thu Aug 7 14:47:22 CEST 2008

On 07/08/2008 5:34 AM, winkllj at acm.org wrote:
> Full_Name: Lawrence Jack Winkler
> Version: 2.7.1
> OS: OSX Leopard 10.5.4
> Submission from: (NULL) (
> I receive the following error when attempting to Get List of packages in the
> Package Installer GUI interface:
> Warning: unable to access index for repository
> http://www.stathy.com/cran/bin/macosx/universal/contrib/2.7
> Warning: unable to access index for repository
> http://www.stathy.com/cran/src/contrib when attempting Get List of CRAN
> (sources)
> However, if specifically downloaded and R CMD INSTALL <pkgname> executed, the
> packages installed.

This is a broken mirror, not an R bug.  You should contact the admin at 
www.stathy.com (or use a different mirror).

Is that mirror in the standard list?

Duncan Murdoch

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