[R] THANK YOU: Updating R version

Christopher W. Ryan cryan at binghamton.edu
Fri Jul 13 22:44:48 CEST 2007

This sounds like a solution I've been looking for.  With this setup now
in place, when you download and install some new packages, where will
they be put?  Into C:\myRlib ?


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Raghu Naik wrote:
> Based on the feedback received, I did the following:
> a) moved my lib sub-directory from the existing installed R version to
> c:\myRLib
> b) installed the updated R version
> c) created .Renviron file in the home directory (C:\R-2.5.1) with the line
> R_LIBS=c:/myRLib
> d) used .libPaths() command to confirm that the new R installation was
> recognizing the myRLib sub-directory
> e) deleted my old R installation
> Things worked fine.
> Thanks you.
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Raghu Naik <naik.raghu at gmail.com>
> Date: Jun 2, 2007 5:13 PM
> Subject: Updating R version
> To: r-help at stat.math.ethz.ch
> A quick question.  I am trying to understand how I could move the installed
> packages in my R 2.3 version to the newly installed R 2.5 version, without
> having to install all the packages again. I copied the files under the old
> library subdirectory to the new library subdirectory. But still the newer
> version is not recognizing the packages that were copied over.
> Thanks.
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