[R-SIG-Mac] Easiest way to install R 2.12.0 on a Mac
simon.urbanek at r-project.org
Mon Oct 18 16:07:47 CEST 2010
On Oct 18, 2010, at 9:56 AM, huang min wrote:
> Hi, Simon,
> When can the binary version of R2.12.0 for MAC be available? The windows version are already out.
You can always get the latest R version from http://r.research.att.com
Also if you are impatient you can grab
which is the nightly build of the release. In most cases that becomes the release unless there is a last-minute issue.
The CRAN will likely have the official release within a day or so.
> On Mon, Oct 18, 2010 at 9:51 PM, Simon Urbanek <simon.urbanek at r-project.org> wrote:
> On Oct 18, 2010, at 6:20 AM, Richard R. Liu wrote:
> > Hello,
> > Up to now I've reinstalled all packages when upgrading R. Is there an easier
> > way. I'm wondering whether just copying the contents of ~/Library/R/2.11 to
> > ~/Library/R/2.12 followed by updating in Packages & Date > Package Installer >
> > Update All in the R Console (R.app) would do the trick.
> The whole point of using a version-dependent directories is exactly to prevent the chaos resulting from what you suggest. If you installed package at the system level then you can upgrade using the GUI:
> Package Installer -> Get List -> Select Packages from R 2.11 (in the search menu) -> Install Selected
> If you use user-local path like you mentioned above, you can always simply use
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