Question: [R] issue with graph package in using RBGL -‘'graph' is not a valid installed package’"
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joe j • 70
joe j • 70 wrote:
Thank you very much Dan, Uwe and Duncan. First suggestion by Dan itself worked so I didn't have to try the other ones. But those suggestions and comments are of much value and are appreciated. Regards, Joe > > On Wed, May 11, 2011 at 7:14 PM, Duncan Murdoch > <murdoch.duncan at="" gmail.com=""> wrote: >> On 11/05/2011 10:51 AM, joe j wrote: >>> >>> Dear all, >>> >>> I am trying to run the function "lambdaSets" using the package "RBGL". >>> This package uses another package "graph" which has been removed from >>> the CRAN repository, but is available at the archive >>> (http://cran.r-project.org/src/contrib/Archive/graph/). >>> >>> I installed the package from the R menu at "install packages from >>> local zip files" (after downloading the "graph_1.30.0.tar.gz" file, >>> unzipping it and making it a zip file; gz is not recognized by R.). I >>> get no warning here so I assumed installation went well. However, when >>> I type "require(RBGL)" I get the error message that: "Failed with >>> error: ??'graph' is not a valid installed package?". >> >> Installing a package is not that simple. ?R does various processing when >> taking the source tar.gz file and producing the binary image that it puts in >> the .zip. ?You would need to run >> >> R CMD INSTALL graph_1.30.0.tar.gz >> >> to do the install, but you probably don't have the tools installed to get >> this to work. >> >> However, graph is available on the Bioconductor web site, so if you select >> "BioC software" as a repository selection, the regular menu entry for >> installing packages should work. ?I just tested it on Windows, which I >> assume you're using (since other platforms don't use .zip). >> >> Duncan Murdoch >>> >>> I am using R version 2.12.2 (2011-2-25). I am a new user so your >>> advice would be of great help. >>> >>> Best wishes, >>> Joe >>> >>> ______________________________________________ >>> R-help at r-project.org mailing list >>> https://stat.ethz.ch/mailman/listinfo/r-help >>> 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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