[R] R-1.2.3 & MASS

Prof Brian D Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Fri Jun 22 21:46:00 CEST 2001

On Fri, 22 Jun 2001, Claudia Tebaldi wrote:

> Hi all
> I just got my first Linux box, and I've installed successfully R by
> downloading the "latest" version from the CRAN site, which is R-1.2.3
> I would love to keep on using Prof. Ripley's code, esp. the nnet library,
> as I was doing on both a unix machine and a Windows in the past.
> When I get to the
>                  R CMD INSTALL VR_6.2-6.tar.gz
> part, though, the compilation fails because - of course- I'm not using
> R 1.3.0.
> Is there any way around it? Is there an R 1.3.0 version for Linux (Debian)
> or an older source code for the packages that can compile under R-1.2.3?
> I tried the old versions listed on the CRAN site, but they failed to
> compile as well, this time crying out for undefined references...

You need VR_6.2-5.tar.gz, which is on


and will be in Archive on CRAN.

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Professor of Applied Statistics,  http://www.stats.ox.ac.uk/~ripley/
University of Oxford,             Tel:  +44 1865 272861 (self)
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