Adding Perl scripts to a package ([Rd] Regex Crashing R (perl
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Wed Jan 26 16:23:38 CET 2005
What has this to do with your subject?
I think this is rather what the exec directory is for, depending exactly
what `an uncompiled perl script' really is.
On Wed, 26 Jan 2005, Seth Falcon wrote:
> A side response...
> On Jan 25, 2005, at 1:03 PM, Robert.McGehee at geodecapital.com wrote:
>> As a side note, is there a good way of incorporating an uncompiled perl
>> script into an R package to be invoked from a system call? Putting it in
>> the /src directory seems like the obvious place, but I can't convince R
>> to copy over the script uncompiled upon installation.
> That's what the inst/ directory of a package is for, I believe. Look for
> details in the Writing R Extensions manual. You might also want to look at
> system.file() which can help you locate files in an installed package.
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