[R] Packages on R 3.0.0

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Wed Apr 3 12:59:12 CEST 2013

On 03/04/2013 11:43, Tal Galili wrote:
> Hello all,
> I see that R 3.0.0 is announced (hurray!), and have a question regarding
> this line in the NEWS file:
> "Packages need to be (re-)installed under this version (3.0.0) of R."
> Assuming I copy my packages to the new library folder and run
> "update.packages" will it be enough?  Or is there anything more to do? for

No.  It means what it says.  You have to run 
update.packages(checkBuilt=TRUE) to force a re-install.

Since you are the maintainer of a Windows-only package, I presume this 
is on Windows.  In which case it is an FAQ:

> example - for packages that I have which are already of the latest version
> - would I still need to use "install.packages()" on them?
> Thanks,
> Tal

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