[R] invalid HOMEDRIVE

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Sat Jun 12 17:05:56 CEST 2004

It is (a not very recent) Windows XP update.  A simple search of the
archives of this list will find you a dozen or more answers to this
question.  The simplest is to add HOME=P:\Solomon (for some suitable path
that actually exists)  to the end of the target of the shortcut you used 
to start R.

On Sat, 12 Jun 2004, Chris Solomon wrote:

> Some recent change...perhaps a windows update, or perhaps a change in
> the network on which I use my computer....has made it impossible for me
> to start R. When I try to start the program, I get a message that says
> "Fatal error: invalid HOMEDRIVE". Any ideas on how to fix this?

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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University of Oxford,             Tel:  +44 1865 272861 (self)
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