[Rd] Referencing 'inst' directory in installed package

Kasper Daniel Hansen kasperdanielhansen at gmail.com
Wed Aug 17 14:29:28 CEST 2011

On Tue, Aug 16, 2011 at 11:17 PM, Jonathan Malmaud <malmaud at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> My R package has files in the 'inst' directory that it needs to reference. How can the R scripts in my package find out the full path to the 'inst' directory after the package is installed, given that different users may have installed the package to different libraries?

The inst directory does not exists after installation (this is
described in R-exts).  Use something like
   system.file("extdata", package = "MyPackage")
to locate a directory etc.


> Thanks,
> Jon Malmaud
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