[Rd] R-1.2.3: a small suggestion (PR#961)
Peter Dalgaard BSA
01 Jun 2001 00:13:53 +0200
firstname.lastname@example.org (A.J. Rossini) writes:
> >>>>> "r" == ripley <email@example.com> 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.
But R packages are not always binary compatible between releases. You
can't win. I think most of the development team just use the "run from
Could we perhaps add a configure switch to install in R-$VERSION ?
--versioned-install or something like that. Kurt?
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