[Rd] Option for "Delete downloaded files (y/N)?" in
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Wed Jan 5 07:30:37 CET 2005
On Wed, 5 Jan 2005, Gorjanc Gregor wrote:
> I have a wish/proposal.
> Is it possible to include some option in install.packages() for
> Delete downloaded files (y/N)? at the end of that process. It can
> be quite anoying if you must install several packages and wait
> meanwhile to type y/n for each package separately.
It does happen at the end of the process: you are using one call for the
several packages? Something like install.packages(c("pkg1, "pkg2",
In R-devel you are not asked at all, and even now you will not be
asked if you specify destdir.
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