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Use different R version than the one included

asked 2012-09-30 14:27:12 +0100

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I'm trying to use an R package that just HAS to have the latest version of R. Is there a way to have Sage interface to the latest R version installed elsewhere on my computer instead of the version that comes with Sage?

(sorry, seems like this probably has been asked and answered before, but I searched and couldn't find it)

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answered 2012-09-30 19:08:28 +0100

I have no idea if this will work, but you could try:

  • removing the files SAGE_ROOT/local/bin/R and SAGE_ROOT/local/bin/Rscript, and creating instead (symbolic) links pointing to the R installation you want to use.
  • do similarly with the directory SAGE_ROOT/local/lib/R/
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It's worth a try, but don't be disappointed if it doesn't work right away. You could also try upgrading the spkg - see the developer guide for how to change spkgs.

kcrisman gravatar imagekcrisman ( 2012-10-01 09:17:25 +0100 )edit

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