[R] Help reading installed packages in Vista

Gabor Grothendieck ggrothendieck at gmail.com
Tue Nov 25 03:59:48 CET 2008

Just a guess but try right clicking the R icon on your desktop, choose
Run As Administrator
and then in that session issue your install.packages commands.

On Mon, Nov 24, 2008 at 12:30 PM, Manuel
<manuel.martinez at integromics.com> wrote:
> Hello.
> After run, "installed.packages()" the following error arose:
> Error in gzfile(file, mode) : cannot open the connection
> In addition: Warning message:
> In gzfile(file, mode) :
>  cannot open compressed file 'C:\Users\itgtest\AppData\Local\Temp\Rtmp7Ubw9L/libloc_C%3a%5cWork%5cPrograme_Languages%5cSVN%5cSpotfire%20DXP%5ctrunk%5cproduct%5cIBD%5cIntegromics.Helpers.IBMDRpackage%5cbin%5cibd_libraries_r_1.0.0Version,Priority,Bundle,Contains,Depends,Imports,Suggests,OS_type,Built.rds', probable reason 'No such file or directory'
> The above error does not occur in XP, it is only in Vista. It seems that the installed.package() try to read a file that could not be written previously in the R temp folder ((tempdir() = "C:\\Users\\itgtest\\AppData\\Local\\Temp\\RtmplxWj6a")).
> Please, does anybody know how to read the installed packages under those conditions?
> Thanks and regards.
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