Re: [R] local intallation of MSBVAR_0.2.0.tar.gz

From: Gavin Simpson <gavin.simpson_at_ucl.ac.uk>
Date: Wed 20 Sep 2006 - 15:28:46 GMT

On Wed, 2006-09-20 at 11:12 -0400, pchen@uni-bielefeld.de wrote:
> Hello,
>
> can someone tell me how to install a package
> like "MSBVAR_0.2.0.tar.gz" locllay ?
>
> thanks

Unix/Linux or Windows? If Windows, forget the tar.gz file (unless you are set up to compile source code), you'd probably be better off with the zip binary. Download it instead and then look at the menus in R-GUI for the option to install from local zip file - I rarely use Windows these days so forget which menu it is in now.

If Unix/linux, then:

R CMD INSTALL MSBVAR_0.2.0tar.gz

or

R CMD INSTALL -l /path/to/lib MSBVAR_0.2.0tar.gz

will do what you want, the -l /path thingy allows you to install to a specified library.

All this is explained in the R Installation and Administration manual, that you can find here (html):

http://cran.r-project.org/doc/manuals/R-admin.html

HTH G

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