[R] Where is CRAN mirror address stored?

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Thu May 31 17:35:38 CEST 2007


[help.search("CRAN mirror") found this.]

On Thu, 31 May 2007, Vladimir Eremeev wrote:

> When I update.packages(), R shows the dialog window, listing CRAN mirrors and
> asks to choose the CRAN mirror to use in this session. Then, R uses this
> address and never asks again until quit.
> Is there any way to make R ask for the CRAN mirror again, except restarting
> it?
> I am just trying to save typing, because sometimes my internet connection
> with CRAN becomes too slow, and mirrors disappear.

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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