Unable to install tidyverse package for R version 3.5

Error: package or namespace load failed for ‘tidyverse’:
.onAttach failed in attachNamespace() for 'tidyverse', details:
call: cli::rule(left = crayon::bold("Attaching packages"), right = paste0("tidyverse ",
error: lazy-load database 'C:/Users/r/Documents/R/win-library/3.5/assertthat/R/assertthat.rdb' is corrupt
In addition: Warning messages:
1: In cli::rule(left = crayon::bold("Attaching packages"), right = paste0("tidyverse ", :
restarting interrupted promise evaluation
2: In cli::rule(left = crayon::bold("Attaching packages"), right = paste0("tidyverse ", :
internal error -3 in R_decompress1

The key in the error message is C:/Users/r/Documents/R/win-library/3.5/assertthat/R/assertthat.rdb Try a fresh install:


and make sure your R installation is reasonably current (>=3.5.0)

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Thank you, I tried > install.packages("assertthat"), re-installed tidyverse and had to re-install nlme; re-installed tidyverse again and get the following:

-- Attaching packages --------------------------------------- tidyverse 1.2.1 --
v tibble 2.1.1 v purrr 0.3.2
v tidyr 0.8.3 v stringr 1.4.0
v readr 1.3.1 v forcats 0.4.0
-- Conflicts ------------------------------------------ tidyverse_conflicts() --
x dplyr::filter() masks stats::filter()
x dplyr::lag() masks stats::lag()

Is this correct? I haven't seen this before on library()
Thanks again

Yes. This is just a startup message showing you which versions of packages you have installed, and, like every package that has conflicts with built-in packages (base, stats), those show up as well.

So, in summary, you're good to go.

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Thank you! Much appreciated; yes it's working

@mara is, of course right. If you are doing rmarkdown (Rmd), you can prevent these from showing up, by

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Wow! I've learned so much in such a short time; much obliged!
This must be so trivial for you folks, thank you for your time.

Glad it's working. Some thing get trivial with time, but you'd be surprised how much you can learn trying to come up with a comprehensible answer to what at first seems like a trivial question. So, thanks for asking!

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