Markdown update not recognized (Cannot render)

#1

I can't knit any Rmd files (which were knitting just fine yesterday).

Whenever I knit, I was prompted that "Rendering R Markdown documents requires an updated version of the markdown package."

I have updated the markdown packages over and over, with different options provided online, such as switching to different CRAN mirror, install.packages("markdown", repos = "https://cran.revolutionanalytics.com")

or using devtools::install_github("rstudio/markdown")

Nothing works. Suggestions?

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#2

Are you sure that is asking you for markdown and not rmarkdown? The latest is the current version.

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#3

Yep. It's asking for markdown. I updated both rmarkdown, markdown, and knitr, just in case....

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#4

This is weird indeed, is throwing some error message or just isn't rendering?

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