[R] How to specify where add-on packages should be installed

From: Ng Stanley <stanleyngkl_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 11 Mar 2008 22:51:31 +0800


Hi,

I am running R on a cluster. Basic packages are installed at
~/MyHome/lib64/R/library/ and add-ons packages are installed at
~/R/x86_64-redhat-linux-gnu-library/2.5/. Both directories were created by R
by default.

Problems arises when I use add-on packages, R complains that they can't be found and exit. As a hack, I copied the add-on packages to where basic packages are installed.

Questions:
A) Can I specify where the add-on packages should be installed, and how ? I would like to install them at where the basic packages are. B) I even specify explicity the path of add-on packages by library(gplots, lib.loc="~/R/x86_64-redhat-linux-gnu-library/2.5/"). That still fails, what should be the correct way ?

Thanks

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