Re: [R] Library error when using R CMD check

From: Paul Roebuck <>
Date: Tue 04 Oct 2005 - 05:24:57 EST

On Mon, 3 Oct 2005, Ken Termiso wrote:

> I've got a library I'm trying to build, and am having an error on R CMD
> check...
> The source is fine, and the script runs OK, but during the script test
> execution it downloads a library from an online repository, which goes fine
> and it says that installation was successful...
> However, after it installs the library OK, it then cannot find it (despite
> it being installed properly in the R installation even before I ran R CMD
> check) is looking in the working directory's .Rcheck folder, and halts
> because it cannot find it there...
> I'm not sure at all what I'm sup'd to do...?? Is there a way for me to tell
> R CMD check to only look for installed libraries in another place?

This help any?

$ R_LIBS=<colon separated pathname list> $ env R_LIBS=$R_LIBS R CMD check <pkgname>

Note that the first line would normally corespond to the entry of the same name in your <~/.Renviron> file. In the case of Mac OS X, it should normally be:


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