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installing digest package


I have Mac OS High Sierra 10.13.2

RStudio version 1.1.414

R 3.4.1 (tried also with R 3.4.3)

I am relatively new to R/Rstudio and I tried to install digest package with command in RStudio:




It produced following output:


> install.packages("digest")
trying URL ''
Warning in install.packages :
cannot open URL '': HTTP status was '404 Not Found'
Error in download.file(url, destfile, method, mode = "wb", ...) :
cannot open URL ''
Warning in install.packages :
download of package ‘digest’ failed


However when I went to URL itself I found that there is no such thing as digest_0.6.15.tgz in folder 3.4. Instead there is digest_0.6.14.tgz.

Therefore I solved this problem using following command 


install.packages("", repo=NULL, type="source")


and now it works perfectly. I am just wondering is there something I did not understood correctly when installing packages or is there some kind of bug in R or Rstudio?

Thank you!

Alina Saaranto