[R] Package installation in Windows

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Wed Sep 10 08:02:09 CEST 2008

On Tue, 9 Sep 2008, boxyzzy at gmail.com wrote:

> As a sys admin, how do I install packages so that there is one common
> library for all users of the MS Windows computer, instead of the
> default individual location for each user?
> I've done this for Linux.

The same way.  You set R_LIBS_SITE in etc/Renviron.site.  See 
?.Library.site .

This was discussed on this list with the last couple of weeks, so please 
do check the archives.

> Thanks, in advance, for your help.
> Mike

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