[R] library() with v. 1.5.0 for Mac OS X Carbon

Roger Peng rpeng at stat.ucla.edu
Sat Jun 15 19:40:36 CEST 2002

Is this a pre-compiled package?  Installing a source package in the
'library' folder of the Carbon R installation will not work since the
documentation, etc. have not been built.

I don't know if Bioconductor is distributing pre-compiled Macintosh

UCLA Department of Statistics
rpeng at stat.ucla.edu

On Mon, 10 Jun 2002, David R. Bickel wrote:

> I am having trouble with the library function of R Version 1.5.0 for Mac 
> OS X Carbon when I try to load libraries that did not come with the R 
> installation. For example, I put the Biobase library from 
> bioconductor.org in the 'library' folder. R cannot find it, even though 
> it can find the pre-installed libraries:
>  > library() # this lists standard libraries such as 'boot', but does not 
> list 'Biobase'
>  > library('boot') # this loads 'boot'
>  > library('Biobase')
> Error in library("Biobase") : There is no package called `Biobase'
> I think I need to somehow install the new library like I did with the 
> Mac UNIX version of R, but I don't know how to do this with the Carbon 
> version. I would appreciate any help with this.
> Sincerely,
> David Bickel
> http://www.mcg.edu/research/biostat/bickel.html
> David R. Bickel, PhD
> Assistant Professor
> Medical College of Georgia
> Office of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics
> 1120 Fifteenth St., AE-3037
> Augusta, GA 30912-4900
> Tel.: 706-721-4697; Fax: 706-721-6294
> E-mail: dbickel at mail.mcg.edu or bickel at prueba.info

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