[Rd] R 3.0, Rtools3.0,l Windows7 64-bit, and permission agony

Hadley Wickham h.wickham at gmail.com
Sun Apr 21 15:49:28 CEST 2013

> Because it can conflict with other Windows software unless you add a
> layer over it.  What other popular software that runs on Windows has
> these problems?  I can't think of any.  The closest I can come up with
> was that for a short time after git was ported to Windows it would
> change the font of the Windows console but there was an immediate hue
> and cry about it having no business messing with the rest of Windows
> and it was quickly rectified.

I don't understand: unless you modify settings in the default install,
Rtools *does not* affect other windows software in any way.


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