Re: [R] Updating packages from one hard-drive to another, after upgrade of R

From: Gabor Grothendieck <ggrothendieck_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 05 Mar 2008 09:34:21 -0500

See ?.libPaths for info on setting the location of your libraries. If you do want to copy them the copydir.bat utility in  batchfiles.googlecode.com
can do that.

On Wed, Mar 5, 2008 at 9:07 AM, Bob Green <bgreen_at_dyson.brisnet.org.au> wrote:
>
> The CPU on my computer 'died' and I have had to purchase a new
> computer. I have just installed v 2.6.2. My previous computer had v
> 2.5.1 and a large number of files in the library folder. These files
> have been copied to a partition on my new hard drive, along with the
> old R installation.
>
> Can I just copy all the folders/files in the old library to the new
> v2.6.2 library or do the packages need to be downloaded again? There
> are quite a number of folders so it would be time-consuming to have
> to do a fresh download.
>
> Any assistance is appreciated,
>
> Bob
>
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