Re: [R] How to enforce location of installation of downloaded packages

From: Uwe Ligges <ligges_at_statistik.tu-dortmund.de>
Date: Wed, 09 Mar 2011 20:16:51 +0100

install.packages(...., lib='/usr/local/lib/R/site-library')

otherwise you have to ensure that this library is the first one in .libPaths() and watch out that it is not changed by any of the many mechanisms that allow for adding libraries to the search path.

Uwe

On 09.03.2011 00:53, Frank Harrell wrote:
> Using R on Linux I want to force downloaded packages to go into
> /usr/local/lib/R/site-library. I have an .Rprofile file in my home
> directory containing the following:
>
> options(help_type='html', browser='chromium-browser',
> repos='http://www.ibiblio.org/pub/languages/R/CRAN',
> lib='/usr/local/lib/R/site-library')
>
> But sometimes install.packages (with R run as superuser using sudo) will
> create a directory called x86... under ~/R and put installed packages there.
> How do I force the system to always use /usr/local/lib/...?
>
> Thanks
> Frank
>
>
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