[R] Re: error in help

Prof Brian D Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Thu Jul 5 21:26:11 CEST 2001

On Thu, 5 Jul 2001, Heberto Ghezzo wrote:

> Hello. I just downloaded 1.3.0 for windows from CRAN. I used the
> big file with everything included. Then I run Update.packages() to
> set all the packages from CRAN to the latest version.
> After downloading and installing several packages and when
> updating the compiled HTML help files i got:
> Error in file(f.tg, open="w") cannot open file
> "C:\R\RW1030|doc/html/search/index.txt"
> Any idea of what is wrong?

Did you install HTML help?  (Not compiled HTML help.)  If not,
you need to create C:\R\RW1030/doc/html/search.  If so, the isntalltion
failed ....

Unfortunately the test used now always passes, as all installations
get the FAQs in HTML.  It's been like that for a couple of releases,

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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