[Rd] use one custom package with multiple R versions?

Andrew Piskorski atp at piskorski.com
Thu Nov 30 18:09:49 CET 2006

On Thu, Nov 30, 2006 at 10:39:33AM -0500, Simon Urbanek wrote:

> Personally, I prefer using default prefix (i.e. the equivalent to -- 
> prefix=/usr/local) and then use
> make install rhome=/usr/local/R/2.4
> The advantage of this is that it will behave as if it was installed  
> in the regular prefix and thus handling things like external  
> libraries is much less painful. Just make sure you create proper  

Simon, I don't understand the distinction, could you explain what
these two methods do differently, please?  And how does this affect
the use of external libraries?

Andrew Piskorski <atp at piskorski.com>

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