Re: R-beta: Private libraries

Kurt Hornik (
Tue, 14 Oct 1997 13:44:59 +0200

Date: Tue, 14 Oct 1997 13:44:59 +0200
Message-Id: <199710141144.NAA00864@pc25.none>
From: Kurt Hornik <>
To: Ron Wehrens <>
Subject: Re: R-beta: Private libraries
In-Reply-To: <>

>>>>> Ron Wehrens writes:

> This must be a simple question but I could not find anything under the
> FAQ... so here goes.

> I am currently working on a (quite specific) set of functions I would like
> to place in a library. But: I'd like to keep this separate from the R source
> and CRAN libraries. Is there a global variable so that R searches also other
> directories for sources when installing libraries? BTW, this can also be
> handy when installing new R versions...

In 0.60, there will be an environment variable called RLIBS, which does
exactly what you want.

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