[Rd] tilde expansion with install.packages
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Thu Apr 5 10:49:39 CEST 2007
Looks right, and now committed, thanks.
On Wed, 4 Apr 2007, Roger D. Peng wrote:
> I've noticed recently that 'update.packages' and 'install.packages' seem to
> not do tilde expansion anymore, i.e. when I run
> on R-alpha (r41043) I get the message
> /home/rpeng/install/R-alpha/lib64/R/bin/INSTALL: line 304: cd:
> ~/R-local/lib: No such file or directory
> and the package is subsequently installed in the current working directory.
> The attached patch solves the problem for me.
Brian D. Ripley, ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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