[R] installing package from source
dwinsemius at comcast.net
Thu Oct 24 18:38:36 CEST 2013
On Oct 23, 2013, at 7:53 PM, Long Vo wrote:
> Hi R users,
> Currently I want to fit a FIGARCH model to a dataset. The only package that
> allow for it that I could find is fGarch. However it seems that the FIGARCH
> model class fitting of this package has been moved to Oxmetrics. I tried to
> install the old versions of it using 'tar.gz' files from CRAN archive
> <http://cran.r-project.org/src/contrib/Archive/fGarch/> but not sure how
> it works. I tried
> install.packages("myfilepath\fGarch_260.71.tar.gz", repos = NULL,
> And received this error:
> Warning: invalid package './I:_R filesGarch_260.71.tar.gz'
> Error: ERROR: no packages specified
> Warning messages:
> 1: running command '"I:/01_RFI~1/INSTAL~1/R-30~1.1/bin/i386/R" CMD INSTALL
> -l "I:\01_R files\installment\R-3.0.1\library" "./I:_R files
> Garch_260.71.tar.gz"' had status 1
> 2: In install.packages("I:\001_R files\fGarch_260.71.tar.gz", repos = NULL,
> installation of package ‘./I:_R filesGarch_260.71.tar.gz’ had non-zero
> exit status
> Any helps on this?
I've aways specified the package names and their locations separately in my call to install.packages, but I don't know if that is always needed. It also appears that you have no "/" separator between your path and the file name.
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