HREFS for private packages - fixed? (PR#19)

Friedrich Leisch
Thu, 18 Feb 1999 09:41:59 +0100 (CET)

>>>>> On Wed, 17 Feb 1999 12:42:01 -0500,
>>>>> Paul Gilbert (PG) wrote:

PG> Friedrich
PG> Just to make sure we're taking about the same problem, if I do

PG> R INSTALL               dse

PG> everything works fine (so that is what I've been using) but if I do

PG> R INSTALL           -l rlibs  dse

PG> I get the problem we are discussing. My understanding is that this is suppose to
PG> install in the subdirectory rlib under where I run it, not in RHOME. The code
PG> installs fine like this but the pointer in the HTML gets messed up.

Yes, that's exactly what I was meaning. IMO, only


should change the global packages file, because only the we have
guarantee that a user can actually access the installed packages
(anything installed somewhere else might belong to somebody different


	R INSTALL -l rlibs  dse

shouldn't modify the global packages file, as a new one conforming to
the current .lib.loc get's built anyway when running help.start().

Any objections if I commit that change?

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