[R-SIG-Mac] Feature request: install R in ~/Library/Frameworks

美彦 馬場 babayoshihiko at mac.com
Tue Feb 7 10:02:22 CET 2017


> On Feb 7, 2017, at 17:46, Gábor Csárdi <csardi.gabor at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I realize that this is not the typical use case on macOS, but for my work,
> it would be great to be able to install R into ~/Library/Frameworks.
> This would allow having different R versions for different users.
> I am not sure how difficult this would be to implement. I can see that some
> paths in scripts and makefiles are hardwired to /Library/Frameworks. Is
> there anything more, perhaps in the binaries as well?

I install R with Fink, which allows you to install R-3.3, R-3.2 and R-3.1.  Each of them looks for files in /sw/Library/Frameworks/R.framework/Versions/3.3, 3.2 and 3.1 respectively.  Also, CRAN packages for different R versions are installed separately.


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