[R] contriburl argument to install.packages

Duncan Murdoch dmurdoch at pair.com
Thu Jul 15 17:11:53 CEST 2004

On Thu, 15 Jul 2004 11:05:43 -0400, "John Fox" <jfox at mcmaster.ca>
wrote :

>	> CRAN.packages(contriburl="file:c:/temp")
>	Error in file(file, "r") : unable to open connection
>	In addition: Warning message: 
>	cannot open file `c:/temp/PACKAGES' 
>I *do* have a directory c:\temp\PACKAGES

Is that a typo?  PACKAGES is a file, not a directory.  The packages
should be sitting in c:\temp, not in c:\temp\PACKAGES.


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