[R] installing an add-on package

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Tue Nov 11 15:14:00 CET 2003

You look in the FAQ for R for Windows ....

It's under HTML help, and file rw-FAQ in the top-level directory of the R 
installation.  It's also mentioned in the FAQ you consulted, and linked 
from www.r-project.org (and BTW I think the R 1.6.0 Mac FAQ needs to
be removed from there and replaced by the MacOS X one).

On Tue, 11 Nov 2003, Christian Gold wrote:

> my apologies if I am posting a silly question - but I couldn't find any
> helpful information on this elswhere.
> In the R FAQ, version 1.8-1, there is a section "5.2 How can add-on
> packages be installed?", but it only gives information for Unix users.
> How can I install an add-on package under Windows? (Specifically, I have
> downloaded the "rmeta" package from CRAN.)

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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