[R] Installing add on packages

Peter Dalgaard BSA p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk
Thu Jun 1 00:45:30 CEST 2000

Douglas Bates <bates at stat.wisc.edu> writes:

> The call to R INSTALL would look like
> R INSTALL /usr/apps/tree -l ~/.Rlibs
> or something like that.
> Note that with recent versions of R you do not need to expand the tar
> file.  You can give the name of the tar file to the INSTALL command.

Or, from inside R, directly from CRAN:

  install.packages('tree', '~/.Rlibs')

Omitting the 2nd argument causes the routine to issue a warning and
try to install in the system package location, which is often what you
want, provided you have the required write access.

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