[Rd] R fails to read repo index on NGINX

Dirk Eddelbuettel edd at debian.org
Mon Mar 27 20:11:38 CEST 2017

On 27 March 2017 at 17:46, Roman, John wrote:
| im hosting a local cran repo on an NGINX server and it fails to pull the index at /src/contrib/
| the layout of the index is different from apache, could this be disrupting R?

You mean when you look at the directory in a browser?

Should not matter.  Use any command-line client (wget, curl, ...) or R's
download.file() to slurp down  http://$MYSERVER/src/contrib/PACKAGES to
inspect, compare, ... -- and that is an absolute path so the index does not


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