[R] after R 1.3: can not write to or create directory `~/lib/R'

Zsombor Cseres-Gergely z.cseres-gergely at ucl.ac.uk
Thu Jul 19 16:49:06 CEST 2001

Dear all,

I am running 

platform i386-pc-linux-gnu
arch     i386             
os       linux-gnu        
system   i386, linux-gnu  
major    1                
minor    3.0              
year     2001             
month    06               
day      22               
language R                

and have my own library path set up having

R_LIBS='~/lib/R'; export R_LIBS

in my bash_profile and


in my .Renviron.

Before 1.3, there was no problem. Now if I download a package and try to
R CMD INSTALL it, I get the message

ERROR: cannot write to or create directory `~/lib/R'

Permissions are OK, and it worked just fine before! Anybody has the same?

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