[R] proxy connection
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Tue Jan 21 09:56:03 CET 2003
On Tue, 21 Jan 2003, Marwan Khawaja wrote:
> 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
> error msg.
Did you repair the damage you did to your system? Perhaps try
> I wonder if anyone on the list has instructions re option (b) in English?
The help file you mention is in English!
> TIA Marwan
> > >
> > > "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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