[R] Dep setting for install of packages...
ggrothendieck at gmail.com
Sun Oct 19 02:59:27 CEST 2008
dependencies = NA is only identical to dependencies = FALSE if
has multiple components. If it has a single component then its the
same as dependencies = c("Depends", "Imports"). Read the
dependencies= entry on the ?install.packages page. Also read
On Sat, Oct 18, 2008 at 8:30 PM, Brian Lunergan <ff809 at ncf.ca> wrote:
> Evening again folks:
> Bear with me while crow is consumed. I had asserted that 2.7.2 had dep = NA
> while prior installations had it turned on. Incorrect on my part. Dumped
> that version and stepped back two iterations to 2.7.0. Tried it with that
> one and the setting is indeed off for installing by menu. My apologies for
> the lack of information in my original post and for what has clearly turned
> out to be a misconception on my part.
> My question now... Is there a modification I can make to turn dep back on
> when using the menu without recompiling, or is install.packages() the only
> way to install and have the program chase the needed dependencies for a
> BTW, here is a more detailed look at the current run with 2.7.0.
> R version 2.7.0 (2008-04-22)
> attached base packages:
>  stats graphics grDevices utils datasets methods base
> loaded via a namespace (and not attached):
>  tools_2.7.0
> OS is Windows XP SP2
> Chose Ontario, Canada using Packages>Set CRAN mirror
> Chose ctv using Packages>Install package(s). ctv was all that was pulled in.
> Retried using install.packages("ctv", dep = TRUE) at the prompt and pulled
> in XML and ctv.
> Brian Lunergan
> Nepean, Ontario
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