Re: [R] Installing packages from ZIP files

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From: Prof Brian Ripley (ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk)
Date: Wed 19 May 2004 - 21:41:44 EST


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On Wed, 19 May 2004, Richard A. O'Keefe wrote:

> I have R 1.9.0 running under Solaris 2.9 ona SunBlade 100, and am
> very happy with it. I heard about the stuff at www.rmetrics.org and
> thought it might be worth looking at. However, what I found there is
> a bunch of .zip files. The entry page suggests that there is some
> way to install packages from .zip files in R, but I have searched all
> the documentation I have and cannot find it.
>
> _Is_ there a way to install a package from a local .zip file in
> R 1.9.0 for Unix, and if so, what is it?

Unzip it into a suitable dir, then R CMD INSTALL.

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