[R-SIG-Mac] R3.4.0 Upgrade from R3.3.3
pdalgd at gmail.com
Sun Apr 23 10:35:31 CEST 2017
Yes, especially this time, since the toolchain has been updated.
My favourite procedure for this goes like
(pkgs <- .libPaths())
(pkgs.old <- sub("3.4", "3.3", pkgs, fixed=TRUE))
(pkgs.new <- setdiff(list.files(pkgs.old), list.files(pkgs)))
Check for sanity(!), then install.packages(pkgs.new). Things may need modification if yor setup involves personalized libraries, multiple repos, etc.
Just copying the entire directory followed by update.packages(checkBuilt=TRUE) will overwrite packages from the installation of 3.4 and not all of those are CRAN based.
[To tell the truth, I don't usually practice what I preach. I just install the missing packages when it turns out that I need them...]
> On 23 Apr 2017, at 05:49 , Roy Mendelssohn - NOAA Federal <roy.mendelssohn at noaa.gov> wrote:
> I keep forgetting. So if I jump from R3.3.3 to R3.4.0 is it necessary (or at least advisable) to re-install packages?
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