Thanks, that fixed it - I had set up  a script to do this a while ago but 
lost it, 
and forgot that this was in there. 

On Monday, August 8, 2022 at 10:24:11 PM UTC-4 Philip McGrath wrote:

> Hi,
> On Mon, Aug 8, 2022, at 5:46 PM, wrote:
> > Hello all
> > 
> > I'm trying to generate an installation that is self-contained, that I 
> can move to another machine just by tar-untar or zip-unzip.
> > 
> > The target machine may never be connected to the internet, so if I want 
> to install packages I must follow this procedure. 
> > 
> I would suggest running:
> ./bin/raco pkg config -i --set default-scope installation
> Setting the default scope to `installation` will cause commands like `raco 
> pkg install` to install packages in the "pkgs" directory of your 
> self-contained installation, rather than putting packages in a 
> user-specific place by default.
> (The more general `--scope` option is tricky to use correctly: I would 
> think of it as a hook for higher-level tools.)
> -Philip

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