[R] package "growth" ... where is it ?

Jim Lemon jim at bitwrit.com.au
Mon Dec 10 10:12:12 CET 2007

Maura E Monville wrote:
> Thank you. I have downloaded the compressed package "growth-1.tgz". I have
> extracted the archive. But all my attempts to install such a package so that
> I can call its functions from R command line ... have failed.
> It is not clear to me how to operate the "install.packages" command where
> the package has been already downloaded.
> I  tried different parameters, and repos=NULL, but I could not succeed.
> What is the pitfall here ?
Hi Monica,

I downloaded growth.tgz and rmutil.tgz (which growth requires) and 
installed them like this:

R CMD INSTALL rmutil.tgz --no-latex
R CMD INSTALL growth.tgz --no-latex

The examples seem to work, so maybe this would work for you.


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