We are in the initial stages of building a RStudio Server Pro environment. Based on feedback from our R users, I am trying to put together a list of R packages that we will want to make available for all users of the RStudio IDE by default.
As a newbie to R, I’m having trouble identifying from CRAN what the prerequisite R packages are for each R package.
For example the R package forecast
On its CRAN page I see R packages listed in the fields:
So on our RStudio server, if we execute this command from the R console > install.packages(“forecast”), what fields from the CRAN page above actually list the R packages that will be installed?