[R] Make installed packages available to new R version

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Fri Dec 12 20:35:29 CET 2008

You have not told us your OS (despite the posting guide).

For Windows this is covered in the rw-FAQ.  Similar advice would apply on 
a Unix-alike.

For Mac OS X, see the recent archives of the R-sig-mac list. E.g. the 
strangely titled threads (look in a threaded view) around


(probably using the Package Installer).

On Fri, 12 Dec 2008, Roy Robertson wrote:

> After installing a new version of R, how do I make the packages that I have 
> already installed and use on the old version available to the new version?
> Thank you,
> Roy Robertson
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