Re: [Rd] Option for "Delete downloaded files (y/N)?" in install.packages()

From: Prof Brian Ripley <ripley_at_stats.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Wed 05 Jan 2005 - 17:30:37 EST

On Wed, 5 Jan 2005, Gorjanc Gregor wrote:

> Hello!
>
> I have a wish/proposal.
>
> Is it possible to include some option in install.packages() for
> Delete downloaded files (y/N)? at the end of that process. It can
> be quite anoying if you must install several packages and wait
> meanwhile to type y/n for each package separately.

It does happen at the end of the process: you are using one call for the several packages? Something like install.packages(c("pkg1, "pkg2", "pkg3"))?

In R-devel you are not asked at all, and even now you will not be asked if you specify destdir.

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