[GRASS5] grass6 and R

Kirk R. Wythers kwythers at umn.edu
Wed Jan 18 10:41:41 EST 2006

On Jan 14, 2006, at 3:00 PM, Roger Bivand wrote:
>  try:
> install.packages("spgrass6", repos = rS, type="source")
> to override the default, and it should work. If you can confirm  
> that it
> does, I can alter the note on the download page, and provide an  
> erratum
> for the Newsletter page. If you still have difficulties, we'll need to
> work out the minimum configuration needed on OSX to install a source
> package, for example based on:
> http://cran.r-project.org/bin/macosx/RMacOSX-FAQ.html#Installation- 
> of-packages
> Hope this helps,
> Roger


Adding the type="source" work on both my powerbook and G5. I think  
you can go ahead with that addendum to the newsletter.

On another note. I am looking at the R and DBMS page because I have  
been using postgres for attribute management. It seems that the link  
to the BioConductor web site is broken. The new url appears to be:


Therefor, shouldn't the install.package command look something like  



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