R-alpha: data in contributed packages

Kurt Hornik Kurt.Hornik@ci.tuwien.ac.at
Tue, 22 Apr 1997 14:08:08 +0200

>>>>> Paul Gilbert writes:

> Friedrich

> Regarding the location of data for libraries it might be easier if
> everything for one library is included in one subdirectory. At least
> it would certainly be easier to clean-up, which I like to do every few
> years.  Thus the code file, data, and any compiled code would be in
> one subdirectory under $RHOME/library.


	library/<section>/exec		(scripts and or binaries which
					 only make sense for the add-on)
	library/<section>/objs		(*.so)


> I realize this means a small change to the way libraries are now
> found, but in the end I think it would be much cleaner.

I think the changes would not be too hard, and we need to do something
about the directory structure anyway.

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