Re: [Rd] Using custom R_LIBS with R CMD install

From: Dirk Eddelbuettel <edd_at_debian.org>
Date: Wed, 08 Feb 2012 12:43:51 -0600

On 8 February 2012 at 19:26, Uwe Ligges wrote:
|
|
| On 07.02.2012 19:13, Hadley Wickham wrote:
| > Hi all,
| >
| > Am I using the correct syntax to set a custom R_LIBS when running R
| > CMD INSTALL from the command line?
| >
| > I get:
| >
| > R_LIBS=/Users/hadley/R-dev R CMD INSTALL aL3xa-rapport-08e68ca/
| > # Desktop : R_LIBS=/Users/hadley/R-dev R CMD INSTALL aL3xa-rapport-08e68ca/
| > # * installing to library ‘/Users/hadley/R’
| > # ERROR: dependency ‘ascii’ is not available for package ‘rapport’
|
|
| I wonder it works that far. It won't for me on Windows nor Linux,
| because system2 passes the whole thing shQuoted to the shell. Hence it
| is highly shell dependent what happens with the ill formed command.
|
| Whay not specify --library= in R CMD INSTALL if you are calling it
| programatically from R anyway?

AFAICT Hadley is concerned about a library _source_ directory (for something the package under development needs to run / load) rather than a _destination_.

Dirk  

| Uwe
|
| > But:
| >
| > ls /Users/hadley/R-dev/
| > # HandyStuff animation biOps mcmcTools mvbutils quantreg testthat
| > # SparseM ascii ggplot2 mturkr nstest scales whisker
| >
| > (I'm actually running this from inside R using system2, but I think
| > this is the essence of my misunderstanding)
| >
| > Hadley
| >
|
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