Select a CRAN Mirror
Interact with the user to choose a CRAN mirror.
chooseCRANmirror(graphics = getOption("menu.graphics"), ind = NULL)getCRANmirrors(all = FALSE, local.only = FALSE)
- Logical. If true, use a graphical list: on Windows or
the OS X GUI use a list box, and on a Unix-alike if package
tcltk and an X server are available, use a Tk
widget. Otherwise use a text
- Optional numeric value giving which entry to select.
- Logical, get all known mirrors or only the ones flagged as OK.
- Logical, try to get most recent list from CRAN or use file on local disk only.
A list of mirrors is stored in file R_HOME/doc/CRAN_mirrors.csv, but first an on-line list of current mirrors is consulted, and the file copy used only if the on-line list is inaccessible.
chooseCRANmirror(), this function is invoked for its side effect of updating
getCRANmirrors()returns a data frame with mirror information.