[R-SIG-Mac] Local level packages not in path

Rob J Goedman goedman at mac.com
Tue Apr 24 18:29:18 CEST 2007

Hi James,

Could you try if it retains other preference setting changes, e.g.  
for drag&drop or save on exit?

These settings are stored/updated in ~/Library/Preferences/org.R- 

If not, can you check what your permissions are for this file?


On Apr 24, 2007, at 8:38 AM, James wrote:

> I've gotten my issue resolved, but  for the sake of completeness I
> thought that I might followup.
> First, a bit of additional info.  I'm using R 2.4.2 GUI 1.18 (4038).
> I'm still unable to get R.app to retain my setting to prepend the
> local path between restarts.  I'm not sure where R.app keeps that
> setting, but maybe it's a filesystem permission issue?
> Anyway, I created .Rprofile and added the local path in there and
> that works.
>> .libPaths()
> [1] "~/Library/R/library"
> [2] "/Library/Frameworks/R.framework/Versions/2.4/Resources/library"
> Simon, if you're interested in finding out why my setup is not
> retaining that configuration setting, I'd be happy to try to provide
> any info I can.
> Thanks
> James
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