Re: [Rd] Graphical option to update.packages in development version (build of the 2011-07-31 r56569) for Windows not working properly

From: Uwe Ligges <ligges_at_statistik.tu-dortmund.de>
Date: Sat, 20 Aug 2011 20:30:00 +0200

This one seems to be fixed by Brian Ripley already although I have not found his reponse to your message.

Best,
Uwe Ligges

On 04.08.2011 16:24, Mark Difford wrote:
> Dear R-core/development-team,
>
> The problem noted in the subject-line has been a problem in the last three
> development versions of R for Windows that I have downloaded and tested, the
> most recent of them being a version I downloaded this morning.
>
> Update.packages() using the graphical option, i.e. called as
>
> update.packages(ask='graphics', checkBuilt=TRUE)
>
> does not work as it should, but presents a list of all of the installed
> packages, regardless of version/time-stamp.
>
> The call
>
> update.packages(old.packages())
>
> works as it should.
>
>> sessionInfo()
> R Under development (unstable) (2011-07-31 r56569)
> Platform: x86_64-pc-mingw32/x64 (64-bit)
>
> locale:
> [1] LC_COLLATE=English_South Africa.1252 LC_CTYPE=English_South Africa.1252
> [3] LC_MONETARY=English_South Africa.1252 LC_NUMERIC=C
> [5] LC_TIME=English_South Africa.1252
>
> attached base packages:
> [1] stats graphics grDevices utils datasets methods base
>
> loaded via a namespace (and not attached):
> [1] tools_2.14.0
>
>
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