[R] Installing binaries from R-Forge
ligges at statistik.tu-dortmund.de
Wed Nov 9 15:24:16 CET 2011
On 09.11.2011 15:15, Downey, Patrick wrote:
> Hi Uwe,
> Thanks for your response. I tried your suggestion and got the following
> error message:
> Warning message:
> In getDependencies(pkgs, dependencies, available, lib) :
> package 'splm' is not available
> I have downloaded the "Package source (.tar.gz)" at the link below, and it
> is not an empty file. Not sure what this problem means or what I can do
> about it.
trying URL 'http://R-Forge.R-project.org/src/contrib/splm_0.9-05.tar.gz'
Content type 'application/x-gzip' length 52479 bytes (51 Kb)
downloaded 51 Kb
* installing *source* package 'splm' ...
Can you install packages from CRAN?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Uwe Ligges [mailto:ligges at statistik.tu-dortmund.de]
> Sent: Wednesday, November 09, 2011 9:10 AM
> To: Downey, Patrick
> Cc: r-help at r-project.org
> Subject: Re: [R] Installing binaries from R-Forge
> The Windows binary seems not to be there. Since this is a development
> platform and there may be various reasons a binary does currently not
> exist, you could install the package from source, just add the argument
> type="source" in your call to install.packages().
> How to prepare your environment to allow to install source packages is
> described in the R Installation and Administration manual.
> Uwe Ligges
> On 09.11.2011 13:39, Downey, Patrick wrote:
>> I'm attempting to install the splm package from R-Forge.
>> The page says, "In order to successfully install the packages provided
>> on R-Forge, you have to switch to the most recent version of R..." It
>> later says "To install this package directly within R type:
>> install.packages("splm", repos="http://R-Forge.R-project.org")".
>> I just installed R-2.14 and I still get the following error message.
>> Warning message:
>> In getDependencies(pkgs, dependencies, available, lib) :
>> package 'splm' is not available (for R version 2.14.0)
>> Can someone please help? I understand that there is relevant
>> information in the posting guide, but I'm not a programmer and it's
>> difficult for me to understand. I thought I've followed the advice
>> from previous posts (notably, upgrade).
>> Thank you,
>> R-help at r-project.org mailing list
>> PLEASE do read the posting guide
>> and provide commented, minimal, self-contained, reproducible code.
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