[R] proxy connection
mk36 at aub.edu.lb
Tue Jan 21 09:44:24 CET 2003
Thanks to Uwe Ligges, Peter Dalgaard and Brian Ripley for your prompt reply.
The FAQ says:
We have had several reports of this, although they do work for us on
_all_ of our machines. There are two known possible fixes.
(a) Use the alternative `internet2.dll' by starting R with the flag
`--internet2' (*note How do I install R for Windows?::) which uses the
Internet Explorer internals (and so needs Internet Explorer 4 or later
(b) A proxy needs to be set up: see `?download.file'.
I tried the first option -- adding '--internet2' -- but I still get the same
I wonder if anyone on the list has instructions re option (b) in English?
> > "internet2.dll (see changes for rw1030) must be selected by the
> > --internet2 flag."
> > Uwe Ligges
> BTW: See ?download.file for details.
> Uwe Ligges
> > > But I still get an error when trying to update packages: 'Rgui.exe has
> > > generated errors and will be closed by Windows'
> > > Any hint would be appreciated.
> > > I know this has been discussed before but I do not seem to find
> the thread --
> > > TIA Marwan Khawaja
> > >
> > > platform i386-pc-mingw32
> > > arch i386
> > > os mingw32
> > > system i386, mingw32
> > > status
> > > major 1
> > > minor 6.2
> > > year 2003
> > > month 01
> > > day 10
> > > language R
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