[R] update.packagesl (method=internal) on Windows

Dieter Menne dieter.menne at menne-biomed.de
Sun Jun 24 16:59:06 CEST 2001


Rhanks a lot to all those working on 1030. Installing
a new version R is one of the better excuses to stop
REAL work. Not to speak of new "lattice" version.

On my platform (Win2000, Internet Explorer via Proxy), I could
not get the new default method of "internal" to work. The manual
says that the settings from Internet Explorer are used,
but no connection (dial-up ADSL) is established, error message
return immediately.

trying URL `http://cran.r-project.org/bin/windows/contrib/PACKAGES'
unable to resolve 'cran.r-project.org'.
Error in download.file(url = paste(contriburl, "PACKAGES", sep = "/"),  :
        cannot open URL `http://cran.r-project.org/bin/windows/contrib/PACKAGES'

The old wget-method works, the proxy line in wget.cfg is

http_proxy =

And... sorry to say.... I am missing the old function.htlm.
Having everything together really important for browsing, the
search function is too limited for a fast overview.

Dieter Menne

platform i386-pc-mingw32
arch     x86
os       Win32
system   x86, Win32
major    1
minor    3.0
year     2001
month    06
day      22
language R

Dr. Dieter Menne
Biomed Software
72074 Tübingen
Tel (49) (7071) 52176
FAX (49) (7071) 55 10 46
dieter.menne at menne-biomed.de

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