[Rd] Samples of external code with various compilers?
Fri Dec 6 03:17:02 2002
#>There are three places besides dyn.load where mention or
#expansion of "readme.packages" might be
#>(1) In the main README. At present, "readme.packages" is
#mentioned, but only
#>under "Adding packages" under "installing packages from
#source code". Since
#>I was never likely to do that with other peoples' source, I
#didn't look at
#>this. Perhaps a short section in README explictly called
#>(underlined with = signs) could alert people to the existence of
#I don't see it in README. Are you thinking of rw-FAQ maybe?
#The reason it wouldn't be in README is that README is supposed to give
#information common to all platforms. But perhaps it would be useful
#to add a pointer to platform-specific files to the RESOURCES file?
Hmmm-- it is in my README for RW1061. The README file for the Windows binary
distribution specifically mentions Windows in its title line. Also, there
doesn't seem to be a file called RESOURCES in my distributions (1.3.1,
1.5.0, 1.5.1, 1.6.1, all for Windows). I installed pre-compiled binary
versions-- don't know if the "completely from source" method gives different