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Update packages error message

Mike Prager
In updating packages (R 2.8.0 on Windows XP SP3), I received an
error message (complete with non-ASCII characters as pasted
below). This does not seem to have caused a problem.  Any idea
what is going on and whether it is likely to have consequences?



> update.packages(ask='graphics')
trying URL
Content type 'application/zip' length 1790135 bytes (1.7 Mb)
opened URL
downloaded 1.7 Mb

package 'XML' successfully unpacked and MD5 sums checked

The downloaded packages are in
        C:\Documents and Settings\mike.prager\Local
updating HTML package descriptions
Error in .install.winbinary(pkgs = pkgs, lib = lib, contriburl =
contriburl,  :
  unable to create temporary directory '4xlhúy

Mike Prager, NOAA, Beaufort, NC
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