[R-SIG-Mac] Feature request: install R in ~/Library/Frameworks
csardi.gabor at gmail.com
Tue Feb 7 11:00:02 CET 2017
On Tue, Feb 7, 2017 at 9:52 AM, David Winsemius <dwinsemius at comcast.net>
> > On Feb 7, 2017, at 1:11 AM, Gábor Csárdi <csardi.gabor at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Thanks, that's not an option for me, I need an R installation that is
> > binary compatible with CRAN.
> > I realized that I can maybe use
> > ./configure --enable-R-framework=~/Library/Frameworks
> > I am trying this right now.
> I'm a bit confused. The bog-standard distribution of R has installed it
> (as a sub-directory) of ~/Library/Frameworks for many versions.
I think the CRAN R build installs in /Library, not in ~/Library.
> More specifically it is placed in this subdirectory:
These are not the same. I want it to be in the user's home directory, i.e.
~/Library, and not in the global /Library.
> The Revolution R distribution for the Mac also uses this location (and
> basically copies the installation script that is part of the CRAN version.)
> > Gabor
> > On Tue, Feb 7, 2017 at 9:02 AM, 美彦 馬場 <babayoshihiko at mac.com> wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >>> 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.
> >> 3.2 and 3.1 respectively. Also, CRAN packages for different R versions
> >> installed separately.
> >> --
> >> BABA
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