[R] FInd packages in need of Update (like RStudio)

Jeff Newmiller jdnewm|| @end|ng |rom dcn@d@v|@@c@@u@
Wed Dec 23 16:08:23 CET 2020

This is not normally something one would apply automatically, as it can break existing code. But wouldn't?update.packages be the obvious choice interactively?

On December 23, 2020 6:38:41 AM PST, Dr Eberhard W Lisse <el using lisse.NA> wrote:
>does anyone know how one would look which packages require an update
>(like the Tools -> Update Packages) but can do it from R (ie Rscript)
>any other way from the command line (on the MAc)
>I would like to build this into my update script which currently does
>brew, cpan and pip3 :-)-O
>greetings, el

Sent from my phone. Please excuse my brevity.

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