[Rd] R CMD INSTALL doesn't always clean up (PR#7230)

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Thu Sep 16 12:36:26 CEST 2004

1) Please give us a reproducible example, as asked in the FAQ.

2) We are in alpha test, near beta test, of R 2.0.0, so please check your 
examples under the public alphas of R 2.0.0.

On Wed, 15 Sep 2004 vangyzen at stat.duke.edu wrote:

> Full_Name: Eric van Gyzen
> Version: 1.9.1
> OS: FreeBSD
> Submission from: (NULL) (
> In several cases, "R CMD INSTALL" doesn't remove its temporary directory.  It
> should call "do_cleanup" before every "exit".

Perhaps those cases are deliberate?

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