[Rd] How is the environment variable "R_USER" defined?

Bill Dunlap w||||@mwdun|@p @end|ng |rom gm@||@com
Mon Nov 22 18:32:16 CET 2021

Is your C:\Users\yourname\Documents linked to OneDrive (either by your
choice or by some administrator setting a group policy)?  If so, ou could
unlink it using OneDrive's settings dialog.   Or you could set R_USER to
avoid using ...\Documents.


On Mon, Nov 22, 2021 at 8:47 AM Jiefei Wang <szwjf08 using gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi, I have a new win system and try to install R as usual. Somehow,
> the environment variable "R_LIBS_USER" is incorrectly pointed to a
> Onedrive folder. Since "R_LIBS_USER" depends on "R_USER", the root
> problem then becomes why "R_USER" is the path to the Onedrive. I did
> an exhausting search in the R directory and the only related message I
> can find is from EnvVar.html, which states
> R_USER: The user's ‘home’ directory. Set by R. (HOME will be set to
> the same value if not already set.)
> I guess that's another way to say "no document is available yet". I
> also took a look at my system environment variables but there are only
> two variables related to Onedrive, they are
> OneDrive=C:\Users\wangj\OneDrive
> OneDriveConsumer=C:\Users\wangj\OneDrive
> so everything looks pretty normal, I know I can correct this issue by
> manually adding Renviron but I just wonder where this default behavior
> comes from...
> Best,
> Jiefei
> ______________________________________________
> R-devel using r-project.org mailing list
> https://stat.ethz.ch/mailman/listinfo/r-devel

	[[alternative HTML version deleted]]

More information about the R-devel mailing list