[R] Failure of sas7bdat package

Nordlund, Dan (DSHS/RDA) NordlDJ at dshs.wa.gov
Thu Oct 4 20:17:07 CEST 2012

> -----Original Message-----
> From: b.rowlingson at gmail.com [mailto:b.rowlingson at gmail.com] On Behalf
> Of Barry Rowlingson
> Sent: Thursday, October 04, 2012 10:12 AM
> To: Nordlund, Dan (DSHS/RDA)
> Cc: Fisher Dennis; r-help at stat.math.ethz.ch
> Subject: Re: [R] Failure of sas7bdat package
> On Thu, Oct 4, 2012 at 6:07 PM, Nordlund, Dan (DSHS/RDA)
> <NordlDJ at dshs.wa.gov> wrote:
> > Looking at the source code on github, Matt has already added W32_7PRO
> to the list of known hosts.  So, you could download the source tarball
> and build the package yourself, or just extract the SAS7bdat.R file
> from the tarball and source it into your R session.  Otherwise, you
> will probably need to wait for the next update to be submitted to CRAN.
> Easy peasy. No need to wait. Just use devtools:
>  install.packages("devtools") # from CRAN
>  library(devtools)
>  install_github("sas7bdat","BioStatMatt")
> Barry

Thanks Barry.  

I haven't done this before so this saves me from figuring it out myself. :-)


Daniel J. Nordlund
Washington State Department of Social and Health Services
Planning, Performance, and Accountability
Research and Data Analysis Division
Olympia, WA 98504-5204

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