[R] How to updating R to the newest version conveniently

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Fri Nov 12 07:47:06 CET 2004

On what OS?  If Windows, this is covered in the rw-FAQ.  If other, it
depends on how you install R (from sources, RPMs, etc).

On Thu, 11 Nov 2004, Yong Wang wrote:

> I have been using R for a while. However, I don't know what is the
> convenient way to update R to the newest version while keep all packages
> I previously downloaded and installed from CRAN, if updating all those
> packages the same will be even better.
> for the time being, I reinstall all those package evrytime after updating
> the version.

> PLEASE do read the posting guide! http://www.R-project.org/posting-guide.html

PLEASE do, and give basic information as requested.

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