utils-deprecated {utils}R Documentation

Deprecated Functions in Package utils


These functions are provided for compatibility with older versions of R only, and may be defunct as soon as of the next release.


CRAN.packages(CRAN = getOption("repos"), method,
              contriburl = contrib.url(CRAN))


CRAN character, an earlier way to specify a repository.
method Download method, see download.file.
contriburl URL(s) of the contrib section of the repositories. Use this argument only if your CRAN mirror is incomplete, e.g., because you burned only the ‘contrib’ section on a CD. Overrides argument repos.

See Also

Deprecated, Defunct

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