[R] after R 1.3: can not write to or create directory `~/lib/R'
hb at maths.lth.se
Thu Jul 19 21:38:15 CEST 2001
This sound like the problem Kevin Murphy also had a couple of days ago,
which Thomas Lumley kindly solved. The problem was the use of quotation
marks in R_LIBS. For more info see the thread "[R] installing tree pkg on
Hope this will help you too.
h b @ m a t h s . l t h . s e
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> Subject: [R] after R 1.3: can not write to or create directory `~/lib/R'
> Dear all,
> I am running
> platform i386-pc-linux-gnu
> arch i386
> os linux-gnu
> system i386, linux-gnu
> major 1
> minor 3.0
> year 2001
> month 06
> day 22
> language R
> and have my own library path set up having
> R_LIBS='~/lib/R'; export R_LIBS
> in my bash_profile and
> in my .Renviron.
> Before 1.3, there was no problem. Now if I download a package and try to
> R CMD INSTALL it, I get the message
> ERROR: cannot write to or create directory `~/lib/R'
> Permissions are OK, and it worked just fine before! Anybody has the same?
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