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

From: Hadley Wickham <>
Date: Wed, 29 Jun 2011 11:47:18 -0500

>>>> 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?
> ... and how are you starting R?  Startup goes through some contortions to
> handle all the different possibilities; maybe one of them is missing the
> path-shortening step.

Ok, this was coming from R running within eclipse, via rj. (This is not my setup, but a collaborator's)


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Department of Statistics / Rice University

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