[R] invalid HOMEDRIVE
ligges at statistik.uni-dortmund.de
Sat Jun 12 17:09:50 CEST 2004
Chris Solomon wrote:
> Hi all-
> 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?
> Thanks much
we have seen this question roughly 83264861846 times on R-help now (this
might be a very subjective estimation - in fact, I haven't counted).
Please search the mail archives before asking questions.
The solution is to use R-patched, available at
It's CHANGES file contains the following lines:
Workaround for bug in Microsoft critical update KB835732:
if HOMEPATH environment variable is not set properly, R
would not start (PR#6802).
> Chris Solomon
> Center for Limnology
> Univ. of Wisconsin
> (715) 356-9494
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