[R-SIG-Mac] R_LIBS + .Rprofile: how to get a specific library in .libPaths()
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Mon Oct 10 13:27:08 CEST 2011
You are taking the contents of a .Renviron file and putting it in
There is a whole section at the help page you quote about not
confusing the two ....
On Mon, 10 Oct 2011, Marius Hofert wrote:
> Dear all,
> I would like to use my own library for packages. It should go in /Library/Frameworks/R.framework.
> I therefore created a directory /Library/Frameworks/R.framework/library and now I would like this to appear as .libPaths() (as default directory used by install.packages()). I created an file ~/.Rprofile and put in:
> I first had it without quotation marks, but then R complains about the slash. So at least I know that R finds my .Rprofile file. With quotation marks, no error appears, but when I execute .libPaths(), I still get the default-R library:
> How can I get my own library?
> I read http://stat.ethz.ch/R-manual/R-patched/library/base/html/Startup.html and since neither ‘R_HOME/etc/Rprofile.site’ nor R_PROFILE_USER are specified, I thought I create the file .Rprofile.
> This is on Mac OS X 10.7.1 with R 2.13.
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