Re: [Rd] Small bug in install.packages?

From: Duncan Murdoch <murdoch.duncan_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2011 20:17:46 -0400

On 28/06/2011 5:42 PM, Hadley Wickham wrote:
>> Isn't R.home() 8.3 path anyway?
>
> I don't think so:
>
>> R.home("bin")
> [1] "C:/Program Files/R/R-2.13.0/bin/i386"

Weird. Like others, I see 8.3 pathnames. R gets those from a Windows call; what version of Windows are you using?

Duncan Murdoch

>> sessionInfo()
> R version 2.13.0 Patched (2011-06-09 r56106)
> Platform: i386-pc-mingw32/i386 (32-bit)
>
> locale:
> [1] LC_COLLATE=English_United States.1252
> [2] LC_CTYPE=English_United States.1252
> [3] LC_MONETARY=English_United States.1252
> [4] LC_NUMERIC=C
> [5] LC_TIME=English_United States.1252
>
> attached base packages:
> [1] grDevices datasets utils stats graphics methods base
>
> other attached packages:
> [1] RMark_2.0.5 rj_0.5.0-5 devtools_0.2 codetools_0.2-8
> [5] plotrix_3.2-2 nlme_3.1-101 msm_1.0.1
>
> loaded via a namespace (and not attached):
> [1] grid_2.13.0 lattice_0.19-26 mvtnorm_0.9-9991 rJava_0.8-8
> [5] splines_2.13.0 survival_2.36-9 tools_2.13.0
>
>> BTW: I think you probably meant more something like paste(shQuote(file.path(R.home("bin"), "R")), "CMD INSTALL") since the above won't work ..
>
> Ooops, yes.
>
> Hadley
>
>



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