[R] Problem with installed package "foreign"

Martin Maechler maechler at stat.math.ethz.ch
Wed Jul 11 18:07:26 CEST 2001

>>>>> "Stephan" == Stephan Martin Rudolfer <stephan at fs2.ma.man.ac.uk> writes:

    Stephan> Applying advice received from this helpline, I got the 
    Stephan> following warning message

    >> library(foreign)
    Stephan> Warning message: 
    Stephan> Package  `foreign' contains no R code in: library(foreign) 

a typical sign of a wrongly installed package

    Stephan>  <...>

    Stephan> Is this a usual warning message?  Please explain what needs to
    Stephan> be done to get foreign to work properly.

Install it properly.  I'm quite sure you didn't.  
You seem to work on a M$Win machine.  Have you really read the 
__windows specific__ instructions on how to install a contributed package ?

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