[Rd] build in directory different from source
maechler at stat.math.ethz.ch
Thu Sep 25 11:20:55 MEST 2003
>>>>> "PaulG" == Paul Gilbert <pgilbert at bank-banque-canada.ca>
>>>>> on Wed, 24 Sep 2003 10:55:52 -0400 writes:
PaulG> When I configure and make R-devel in a directory
PaulG> other than the one where I keep the source, there are
PaulG> a few top level files which are not copied to the
PaulG> build directory. The ones I use are VERSION and
PaulG> date-stamp, to help keep track of what I am testing.
That information of these too is combined into
(though in C- rather human- readable form).
If R has been built, it's most easily via
or more concisely via sed -n '/^version="/s///p' bin/R
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