thomas.friedrichsmeier at ruhr-uni-bochum.de
Sun May 6 06:47:22 UTC 2018
On Tue, 24 Apr 2018 12:27:07 +0200
meik michalke <meik.michalke at uni-duesseldorf.de> wrote:
> it could try to "move" it to R_LIBS_USER, by freshly installing all
> packages to the new location, and only remove ~/.rkward/library if
> that was successful. without the versioning mentioned above it could
> also actually move packages directly, if the targets do not exist yet.
> or is that asking for trouble?
There is a somewhat less ambitious solution now, which will all to
forget / rename / keep that location. Since this is designed to run
only once, testing is a bit involved (and I'd like to ask you for help
1. Back up your ~/.config/rkwardrc . It should contain the settings
"config version=4", and "LibraryLocations=/YOUR/HOME/.rkward/library",
otherwise, please search for those config keys, and edit their
2. Before each test, restore that backup rkwardrc to
This mechanism is designed so that it can be expanded to perform more
"new version" startup checks, such as prompting to install R2THML,
etc., in the future.
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