R-alpha: New version of R for testing

Kurt Hornik Kurt.Hornik@ci.tuwien.ac.at
Fri, 25 Jul 1997 10:54:56 +0200

>>>>> Peter Dalgaard BSA writes:

> In the minor department, I see that you've worked around the .orig
> patch problem in src/library/base/Makefile. I know that I (and Martin)
> suggested that particular way of doing it, i.e.

>         @cat `ls funs/[a-z]* | sed '/CVS/d; /~$$/d; /\.orig$$/d; /\.bak$$/d'` \
>          | sed '/^[     ]*$$/d'  > ../../../library/base
> #                  ^^ = TAB + Space

> -- but on 2nd thought, wouldn't it be more logical simply to change
> the source file names to have suffix .R and use

> 	@cat *.R | sed ...

> The current way has all sorts of gotchas built in. What if Netscape
> dumps core when started in src/library/base/funs, e.g.

I think this is a very good idea.  (Would also allow us to keep e.g. .S
sources when porting ...).

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