[Rd] installing spam package is failing (spam_0.29-1)

peter dalgaard pdalgd at gmail.com
Wed Jul 18 20:19:31 CEST 2012

On Jul 18, 2012, at 20:02 , chuckles the clone wrote:

> Thanks! But no. sources.list already contains:
> deb http://http://cran.cnr.Berkeley.edu/bin/linux/ubuntu oneiric/

If it is actually spelled like that, that may be the cause of your problem. Fixing what needs, I see that there is indeed a


file and several of its friends in that directory.

> Re-running any sort of apt-get results in the same failure to upgrade R.
> Is there some way of installing a version of this "spam" library which
> is compatible with the version of R that apt-get insists on installing?
> (also, who decided to name this thing "spam"? i suppose it seemed
> cute at the time but it is virtually impossible to google for. )
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