[Rd] Is rcompgen still recommended?
jmacdon at med.umich.edu
Mon Feb 18 21:54:22 CET 2008
I just built R-devel from source on OS X (Tiger), using the subversion
sources. Running ./tools/rsync-recommended didn't download rcompgen. I
and indeed, this package is not there. If I try to install using
install.packages I get
> install.packages("rcompgen", type="source")
--- Please select a CRAN mirror for use in this session ---
Loading Tcl/Tk interface ... done
trying URL 'http://cran.fhcrc.org/src/contrib/rcompgen_0.1-17.tar.gz'
Content type 'application/x-gzip' length 29240 bytes (28 Kb)
downloaded 28 Kb
* Installing *source* package 'rcompgen' ...
Error: Invalid DESCRIPTION file
Invalid Priority field.
Packages with priorities 'base' or 'recommended' or 'defunct-base' must
already be known to R.
See the information on DESCRIPTION files in section 'Creating R
packages' of the 'Writing R Extensions' manual.
ERROR: installing package DESCRIPTION failed
** Removing '/Users/jmacdon/R-devel/library/rcompgen'
The downloaded packages are in
Updating HTML index of packages in '.Library'
In install.packages("rcompgen", type = "source") :
installation of package 'rcompgen' had non-zero exit status
I assume I am missing something obvious, but don't know what it is. Any
R version 2.7.0 Under development (unstable) (2008-02-18 r44516)
attached base packages:
 stats graphics grDevices datasets utils methods base
loaded via a namespace (and not attached):
 tcltk_2.7.0 tools_2.7.0
James W. MacDonald, MS
UMCCC cDNA and Affymetrix Core
University of Michigan
1500 E Medical Center Drive
Ann Arbor MI 48109
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