[R] problem with library()

Uwe Ligges ligges at statistik.tu-dortmund.de
Sun Jul 8 17:00:06 CEST 2012

On 08.07.2012 16:51, R Heberto Ghezzo, Dr wrote:
> Hello, I am running Win XP in a notebook IEEE, I have R-2-15.0 and R-2.15.1. In a subdirectory Cran I
> have the packages I downloaded from CRAN (all), after last update when I type
>> library()
> Error in .readRDS(pfile) : unknown input format

Hmmm, this is not a clean R-2.15.1: .readRDS is defunct nowadays.

Hence I assume you got packages or even whole libraries and R versions 
mixed up on your machine.

Uwe Ligges

> a very old R-2.4.0 sitting in a corner and not used for a long time with a very reduced Cran subdirectory, OK at the time, library() works OK. So I assume, without any knowledge, that the problem may be that the list of packages has somehow overstep a limit in Win XP, or in the limited RAM of the notebook (1 G total).
> Can somebody shed any light?
> Thanks
> R.Heberto Ghezzo Ph.D.
> Montreal - Canada
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