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OpenMx on R 3.5.0 (2018-04-23)

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OpenMx on R 3.5.0 (2018-04-23)

Hello,

I used the following code to install the latest version of OpenMx on macOS 10.13.4. I got the following error.

> source('https://openmx.ssri.psu.edu/software/getOpenMx.R')
You are now installing the latest version of OpenMx.Warning in install.packages :
  unable to access index for repository https://openmx.ssri.psu.edu/software/bin/macosx/el-capitan/contrib/3.5:
  cannot open URL 'https://openmx.ssri.psu.edu/software/bin/macosx/el-capitan/contrib/3.5/PACKAGES'
Warning in install.packages :
  package ‘OpenMx’ is not available (as a binary package for R version 3.5.0)  

I tried a second approach by downloading the latest binary version of the OpenMx for Mac. The link provided on the website does not work.

Thanks in advance

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You're right about that dead

You're right about that dead link. I just fixed it. It was hardlinking to openmx.psyc.virginia.edu, which has been retired.

As for R version 3.5.0, we have not yet built, let alone deployed, any of our own builds for that version of R. I believe the automated "bleeding-edge" build for MacOS (the target of the aforementioned link) is using R 3.5.0, but I'm not completely sure. In any event, you may not want to install a bleeding-edge build, as our master git branch has been unstable recently (our nightly test suite hasn't passed since April 20th).

However, CRAN is now able to build MacOS binaries for R v3.5.0!

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Have you figured it out?

Hi,

I have the same problem now... I upgraded my R and then reinstalled the package, then I had the same warning. I tried to install the package from local and from terminal, neither worked. I have no idea about it now. Have you find a solution? Thanks in advance!

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New binaries for R 3.5 coming

We'll have new NPSOL/parallel binaries R 3.5 built and up shortly.
In the mean time, if you're a mac user, you can get them with

install.packages("https://vipbg.vcu.edu/vipbg/OpenMx2/software/bin/macosx/travis/OpenMx_latest.tgz")

This command is built into the latest umx, as

install.OpenMx("travis")

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