[R] Installing packages...

Weiwei Shi helprhelp at gmail.com
Tue Jul 3 20:55:19 CEST 2007

I have the exact same problem as you had when I customerized some
package: the way I go around this is using

repos=NULL, type="source")

in which supclust_... is built from
R CMD build supclust

and in your case, you just need to download the package if you insist
on using downloaded package.



On 1/23/07, Nüzhet Dalfes <dalfes at itu.edu.tr> wrote:
> Hi,
> I am a total newbie to R. I am using R (2.4.1) on Mac OS X 10.4.8 and
> trying to install some packages using GUI Packages & Data/Package Installer
> interface...
> Every time I get:
> trying URL
> 'http://umfragen.sowi.uni-mainz.de/CRAN/bin/macosx/universal/contrib/2.4/neural_1.4.1.tgz'
> Content type 'application/x-tar' length 18920 bytes
> opened URL
> ==================================================
> downloaded 18Kb
> Error in gzfile(file, "r") : unable to open connection
> In addition: Warning message:
> cannot open compressed file 'neural/DESCRIPTION'
> >
> What am I doing wrong?
> Any help will be much appreciated.
> Nüzhet Dalfes
> Istanbul Tech. Univ.
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Weiwei Shi, Ph.D
Research Scientist
GeneGO, Inc.

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