[R] R-1.2.3 & MASS

Thomas Lumley tlumley at u.washington.edu
Fri Jun 22 21:47:32 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?

Your timing is unlucky -- you just caught the changeover from 1.2.3 to

You can get R1.3.0 from the developer site


or wait a day or so until CRAN synchronises


Thomas Lumley			Asst. Professor, Biostatistics
tlumley at u.washington.edu	University of Washington, Seattle

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