[R] Install from Local Zip
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Wed Dec 12 05:20:11 CET 2007
On Wed, 12 Dec 2007, morphwj at comcast.net wrote:
> To install from a local zip file, install.packages option repos=NULL.
> Then, how can dependencies of the local zip file, which are located in
> the repository of contributor packages, be automatically installed?
They cannot. You need a repository to know about dependencies, which are
in the PACKAGES file.
> Or, is there a better way than to tell the person installing from local
> zip what the dependent files are, and to install them from the
> repository first?
Yes, create a local repository and use a file:// URL to access it.
Details are in the R-admin manual (and in the archives of this list or
> Bill Morphet
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> PLEASE do read the posting guide http://www.R-project.org/posting-guide.html
> and provide commented, minimal, self-contained, reproducible code.
Brian D. Ripley, ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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