[Rd] Small bug in install.packages?

Hadley Wickham hadley at rice.edu
Tue Jun 28 23:42:49 CEST 2011

> Isn't R.home() 8.3 path anyway?

I don't think so:

> R.home("bin")
[1] "C:/Program Files/R/R-2.13.0/bin/i386"
> sessionInfo()
R version 2.13.0 Patched (2011-06-09 r56106)
Platform: i386-pc-mingw32/i386 (32-bit)

[1] LC_COLLATE=English_United States.1252
[2] LC_CTYPE=English_United States.1252
[3] LC_MONETARY=English_United States.1252
[5] LC_TIME=English_United States.1252

attached base packages:
[1] grDevices datasets  utils     stats     graphics  methods   base

other attached packages:
[1] RMark_2.0.5     rj_0.5.0-5      devtools_0.2    codetools_0.2-8
[5] plotrix_3.2-2   nlme_3.1-101    msm_1.0.1

loaded via a namespace (and not attached):
[1] grid_2.13.0      lattice_0.19-26  mvtnorm_0.9-9991 rJava_0.8-8
[5] splines_2.13.0   survival_2.36-9  tools_2.13.0

> BTW: I think you probably meant more something like paste(shQuote(file.path(R.home("bin"), "R")), "CMD INSTALL") since the above won't work ..

Ooops, yes.


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Department of Statistics / Rice University

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