[R] Installing packages in bulk

Bert Gunter bgunter@4567 @end|ng |rom gm@||@com
Tue Oct 2 00:22:02 CEST 2018

Your syntax is wrong.


character ***vector*** of the names of packages

See the example at the end of ?install.packages.

"a","b", "c"  is **not** a vector
c("a", "b", "c")  **is** a vector.

-- Bert

Bert Gunter

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On Mon, Oct 1, 2018 at 3:04 PM Rich Shepard <rshepard using appl-ecosys.com>

>    For a new installation of R-3.5.1 I want to install all packages on
> another host. I prepared a file, R-libraries.R, which contains
> install.packages('BH, ...') for the entire list.
>    When I source() this file on the new host and select a CRAN mirror I see
> the message, "Warning message:
> package 'BH,covr, <etc>
> [...truncated]
>    Do I need a space after each comma or is there something else wrong with
> my syntax?
> Rich
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