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How can the installed version of the R source package be recreated/rebuilt?

asked 2021-09-29 11:00:00 +0000

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answered 2021-12-08 16:00:00 +0000

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To recreate or rebuild the installed version of an R source package, follow these steps:

  1. Install the package development tools by running the following command in R console:
  1. Load the devtools package by running:
  1. Use the build() function to build the package from the source. Specify the path to the source package directory as the argument. For example:
  1. This will create tar.gz file of the package in the current working directory.

  2. Install the built package by running:

install.packages("path/to/package.tar.gz", repos=NULL, type="source")

The package should now be rebuilt and installed in your R environment.

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