Tue, 1 Oct 2002 14:12:28 -0400 (EDT)
Hear, hear; I've often had to reassure people about this warning. (The
reason the scary "Warning message" words appear is because
install.packages() uses the warning() function.) Is the warning really
On Tue, 1 Oct 2002, Wright, Kevin wrote:
> I typically install packages from a local site:
> > install.packages("x:/tpm/tpm.zip",CRAN=NULL)
> updating HTML package descriptions
> Warning message:
> argument `lib' is missing: using C:/PROGRA~1/R/RW1051/library in:
> install.packages("x:/tpm/tpm.zip", CRAN = NULL)
> The warning doesn't bother me, but I've had to help other people who see
> "warning" and decide to panic.
> May I suggest changing "Warning message" to something less scary, for
> example "Note:".
> Kevin Wright (apologies for the company signature)
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