[R-SIG-Mac] Where are my packages?
dwinsemius at comcast.net
Tue May 24 02:39:26 CEST 2011
On May 23, 2011, at 8:28 PM, Wayne Gray wrote:
> Many thanks for your note. Of the ones that were sent yours was the
> most useful. I can now find my packages even if I don't know why
> they are in the /Library/Frameworks/R.framework/Resources/library
> directory rather than in the /Library/R/2.12/library.
Because in the R.framework tree is where they are _supposed_ to be:
> Even better, I was able to use your tip to update all of my packages
> from 2.12 to 2.13.
> Wayne Gray
> On May 19, 2011, at 15:11, Berend Hasselman wrote:
>> On 19-05-2011, at 20:48, Wayne Gray wrote:
>>> I just upgraded to 2.13 from 2.12.
>>> As far as I can figure things are working well except that none of
>>> the packages I downloaded for 2.12 are available to 2.13. That
>>> would not be an issue as it is easy to download packages as
>>> needed. I can do this and they work.
>> So you have downloaded what you need?
>> How did you install?
>> With the GUI?
>>> What is the issue is that I don't know where they are being
>>> stored. The ones for 2.12 are here:
>>> 2.13 created a similar directory but there is nothing in it.
>> On system level in /Library/Frameworks/R.framework/Resources/
>>> In the Preferences for 2.13 I do have the box checked to make ~/
>>> Library/R... the default path (as per the screen shot attached to
>>> this email but probably stripped out by the listserv software).
>>> And, yes, I have restarted my machine several times since this was
>>> checked (I think I set this two days ago).
>>> So stuff is somewheres as the package install when I load them. I
>>> would like to know (a) where they are, (b) how I can get them to
>>> go into the ~/Library/R... directory, and (c) whether it is
>>> prudent and reasonable to move everything that is in the 2.12
>>> library into the 2.13 library.
>> See section 5.2 of the R For Mac OS X FAQ. It explains it all.
>> You seem to be running the R GUI.
>> From the menu select Packages & Data, Package Installer.
>> Choose CRAN (binaries) for Packages repository (assuming you want
>> In the search box (on the righthand side of the panel) click on the
>> little triangle.
>> Click on Select packages from R2.12. <===== that's the magic
>> (You may also have to click on Get List).
>> Click on Update All.
>> I hope that I got this right (it's what I did when updating from
>> 2.12 to 2.13)
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David Winsemius, MD
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