Re: [R] Installing packages into updated R

From: Gabor Grothendieck <>
Date: Wed 21 Dec 2005 - 02:29:59 EST


are two Windows XP batch files:


which will move the packages (which is much faster and suitable if you don't need the old version of R any more) or copy the packages (which takes longer but preserves the old version).

On 12/20/05, Michael H. Prager <> wrote:
> A minor inconvenience in updating an R installation is remembering which
> packages were installed previously. Has anyone written a script to
> inspect a previous installation, then get & install the same packages
> into the new installation?
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