[R] R 1.6 Gui for Windows

Uwe Ligges ligges at statistik.uni-dortmund.de
Sun Oct 6 16:55:54 CEST 2002

Benjamin.STABLER at odot.state.or.us wrote:
> I upgraded to R Gui 1.6 this morning and I can't seem to get it to accept my
> new startup directory.  R 1.51 will accept
> "F:\_ben\bls\gen1\results\bls\analysis" as the start in directory for the R
> Gui shortcut, but R 1.6 will not.  R 1.6 will accept
> "F:\_ben\bls\gen1\results\bls".  It seems to have trouble when I add
> "\analysis."  R still loads fine but I get the following error:
> Error in testRversion(descfile) : This package has not been installed
> properly
> See the Note in ?library
> Also, R 1.6 will let me set the working directory to include "analysis."  

[Looks like there wasn't any answer to this mail before]
Including the dot?

> I can ignore the error and R still loads in the correct directory.  
> But I am curious as to why this is.  Any ideas?  Thanks.

Maybe there is an .Renviron or .Rprofile file or something like that in
your directory that causes the error message? Or a .First() function in
your .Rdata workspace in that directory?

Uwe Ligges
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