[Rd] Library lib.loc Option Ignored for Dependencies

Dario Strbenac d@tr7320 @ending from uni@@ydney@edu@@u
Thu Jul 19 10:00:08 CEST 2018

Good day,

If there's a library folder of the latest R packages and a particular package from it is loaded using the lib.loc option, the dependencies of that package are still attempted to be loaded from another folder of older packages specified by R_LIBS, which may cause errors about version requirements not being met. The documentation of the library function doesn't explain what the intended result is in such a case, but it could reasonably be expected that R would also load the dependencies from the user-specified lib.loc folder.

Dario Strbenac
University of Sydney
Camperdown NSW 2050

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