> Hi everybody,
> I just tried to run R on one of my projects
> but it did not want to run:
> R version 2.12.1 (2010-12-16)
> Copyright (C) 2010 The R Foundation for Statistical Computing
> ISBN 3-900051-07-0
> Platform: x86_64-pc-linux-gnu (64-bit)
> <some lines deleted>
> Loading required package: utils
> Error in loadNamespace(i[[1L]], c(lib.loc, .libPaths())) :
> there is no package called 'nlme'
> Fatal error: unable to restore saved data in .RData
> there are two things I do not understand:
> i) I had actually nlme installed, and working,
> but when I look in /usr/lib/R/library/nlme
> I find only a text file named "COPYING"
> and containing the gnu license.
> Where is the package gone? (by itself)
We do not know.
> ii) I tried to reinstall nlme but could not
> find it in the usual repositories.
There is a recent version in the source repository that depends on R >=
2.13.0, hence yo either need to grab a version from the archives or even
better just upgrade R which ships with nlme.
> in any case, I would like to recover at least those R objects
> that do not depend on nlme.
> I tried :
> $mv .RData xxx
> but that doesn't help.
> Is there a method to extract some information from .RData
> without loading it?
> Eric Elguero
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