Re: [R] Windows-GUI: "Install Packages from local zip files" and dependencies

From: Prof Brian Ripley <ripley_at_stats.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Mon, 18 Feb 2008 12:46:47 +0000 (GMT)

On Mon, 18 Feb 2008, Johannes Graumann wrote:

> Hi,
>
> When using the "Packages --> Install packages from local zip files" menu
> item in the windows-gui:
> 1) is that supposed to automatically pull in dependencies (in that case I
> have to fix something in my package).

No (and ?install.packages tells you so).

> 2) If that's not the default: is there a way to make it so?

No. There is no information available on dependencies unless you set up a local repository. If you want the benfits of a repository, just use a repository.

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