files ending by .R in packages

Philippe Lambert
Fri, 12 Dec 1997 10:25:22 +0100 (MET)

On Thu, 11 Dec 1997, Thomas Lumley wrote:

> On Thu, 11 Dec 1997, Paul Gilbert wrote:
> > >However, keep in mind that in the long run, all R SOURCE files will need
> > >to have a `.R' extension (as of 0.60, this is already a must for data).
> > 
> > Does this mean that files like, for example, ../R/library/mva/R/mva should be
> > called ../R/library/mva/R/mva.R or does it mean that in R when I use source()
> > the file name must end in .R? 
> It only applies to package source code: so
> src/library/SOMEPKG/R/file	should be 
> src/library/SOMEPKG/R/file.R    and 
> src/library/SOMEPKG/data/datafile      should be
> src/library/SOMEPKG/data/datafile.R    
> for the installer to install them.

Personnally, I would appreciate that .r source files are also considered
when installing a package, as a .R file copied on a msdos floppy disk
becomes a .r file.


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