Re: [Rd] install.packages() fails if .libPaths() set

From: Hadley Wickham <>
Date: Tue, 30 Oct 2012 09:05:57 -0500

>> I'm not sure I follow. I thought install.packages() installs into the
>> first element of .libPaths(), and indeed I get this message:
>> Installing package into ‘/Users/hadley/Desktop/test’
>> (as ‘lib’ is unspecified)
> Yes, but "sets" is not there.

I'm trying to understand why it's not there - if install.packages() installs dependent packages does it put them somewhere else?


RStudio / Rice University

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