[Rd] R 1.2 build

Prof Brian D Ripley ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk
Wed, 4 Oct 2000 21:25:31 +0100 (BST)

On Wed, 4 Oct 2000, Paul Gilbert wrote:

> >tar  chXf  $exclude $startdir/$filename $pkgname
> Yes it works, sorry for doubting.
> One might consider putting "core" in the list of files to exclude.

There's also a list of files to delete, which seems an appropriate action
for a core file.  However, I would surprised to find core in the source
files for a package, as that implies that some executable had been run
within the package sources.  Assuming you had a core file there, do you
know how it happened?

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk
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