R-alpha: contributed packages -- Yes, use library/<package>/.. !
Tue, 22 Apr 1997 18:13:29 +0200
>>>>> Martin Maechler writes:
>>>>> "Kurt" == Kurt Hornik <Kurt.Hornik@ci.tuwien.ac.at> writes:
>>>>> Paul Gilbert writes:
>>> 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.
Kurt> library/<section>/exec (scripts and or binaries which
Kurt> only make sense for the add-on)
Kurt> 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 agree completely.
> Kurt, you surely feel like doing it for us ... ;-)
Actually, I think if R&R ok'ed something like that, Fritz and I would
take a look.
(In a way, I NEED to do something like that anyway, because I promised
it for making an official Debian package ...)
Would it mean that we also employ the S library/section concept?
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