R-alpha: Re: R-beta: multiple binary types

Friedrich Leisch Friedrich.Leisch@ci.tuwien.ac.at
Thu, 24 Apr 1997 09:07:55 +0200

>>>>> On Thu, 24 Apr 1997 08:51:32 +0200,
>>>>> Kurt Hornik wrote:

> ...

> Note also that whereas the suggestion is perfect for binaries, it is in
> a way `orthogonal' to rearranging the R tree into

> 	<library>/<section>/<type>

> structure ... hmm, or should we have <platform> dirs for exec and objs?

IMHO we should definetely have platform-dirs for everything that's
possibly platform-dependent ... resulting in something like


e.g. for R code and


e.g. for exec and dynload-objects.

for exec there's a problem though, as some exec's are
shell/perl/whatever-scripts and *should* work on any platform

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