[Rd] R-1.2.3: a small suggestion (PR#961)

A.J. Rossini rossini@u.washington.edu
31 May 2001 09:52:54 -0700

>>>>> "r" == ripley  <ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk> writes:

    r> There is a serious problem with that. All the user-installed
    r> packages in /usr/local/lib/R-1.2.3/library disappear from view
    r> on upgrade.  They would need to be migrated.

One thought would be to emulate XEmacs in this regard -- lisp packages
are in equivalent of /usr/local/lib/R, while version-specific code is
in the equivalent of /usr/local/lib/R-version.


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