[R] I want to install a package on Max OS X from a local file
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Wed Jun 25 15:25:31 CEST 2008
On Wed, 25 Jun 2008, stephen sefick wrote:
> install.packages(file.choose(), repos=NULL)
> thought this would work, but it didn't
> the package is the sowas package - this doesn't seem to be a CRAN package,
> and it can be found at :
You forgot a lot of things asked for in the posting guide, but if this is
the CRAN binary version of R, the default type is not "source". See
There is of course R-sig-mac on which to ask Mac OS-specific questions.
> On Wed, Jun 25, 2008 at 8:25 AM, stephen sefick <ssefick at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I can't figure this one out- I am the administrator, The file that I want
>> to install is a .tar.gz which is located on my desktop. How do I get it
>> into my packages directory- through the GUI or through brute force?
>> Let's not spend our time and resources thinking about things that are so
>> little or so large that all they really do for us is puff us up and make us
>> feel like gods. We are mammals, and have not exhausted the annoying little
>> problems of being mammals.
>> -K. Mullis
> Let's not spend our time and resources thinking about things that are so
> little or so large that all they really do for us is puff us up and make us
> feel like gods. We are mammals, and have not exhausted the annoying little
> problems of being mammals.
> -K. Mullis
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> PLEASE do read the posting guide http://www.R-project.org/posting-guide.html
> and provide commented, minimal, self-contained, reproducible code.
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