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R base packages

Rene J Suarez-Soto
I installed R 3.4.2 (Windows) and noticed that 30 folders are under my
R_HOME/library folder. I assume all of these are R base packages. Is this
correct? Where can I see a list of current R base packages? Also; are R
base packages also in CRAN? and are these packages updated only when a new
version of R is released or can the be updated at a different time? Thanks

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Re: R base packages

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Bert



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On Mon, Oct 23, 2017 at 11:36 AM, Rene J Suarez-Soto <
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> I installed R 3.4.2 (Windows) and noticed that 30 folders are under my
> R_HOME/library folder. I assume all of these are R base packages. Is this
> correct? Where can I see a list of current R base packages? Also; are R
> base packages also in CRAN? and are these packages updated only when a new
> version of R is released or can the be updated at a different time? Thanks
>
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This will give you a list of the current base packages:

priority <- installed.packages()[,"Priority"]
names(priority)[priority %in% "base"]

Change "base" to "recommended" to see the current recommended packages.

The base packages are part of R, they are not available separately. If you try to install one, you'll see a warning such as the following:

2: package 'compiler' is a base package, and should not be updated

Cheers,

Rich Calaway
Microsoft R Team

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Cheers,
Bert



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On Mon, Oct 23, 2017 at 11:36 AM, Rene J Suarez-Soto < [hidden email]> wrote:

> I installed R 3.4.2 (Windows) and noticed that 30 folders are under my
> R_HOME/library folder. I assume all of these are R base packages. Is
> this correct? Where can I see a list of current R base packages? Also;
> are R base packages also in CRAN? and are these packages updated only
> when a new version of R is released or can the be updated at a
> different time? Thanks
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