[Rd] installing from source
m@ech|er @end|ng |rom @t@t@m@th@ethz@ch
Mon Dec 28 10:35:53 CET 2020
>>>>> Ben Bolker
>>>>> on Sun, 27 Dec 2020 15:02:47 -0500 writes:
> There is a recurring issue with installing from source into paths
> that contain single quotes/apostrophes. "Why would anyone do that??" is
> certainly a legitimate response to such a problem, but I would also say
> this constitutes a legitimate bug. Would replacing both single-quotes
> below with \\' solve the problem?
Here, I'm mostly among the "Why would anyone do that??" people,
but I agree that it's worth some effort to try fixing this.
To your question above: Why don't you create a repr.ex. (we'd
want anyway for R-bugzilla) and *see* if your proposition solves
it - or did I misinterpret the Q?
> I'm happy to post this (with a patch if my fix seems appropriate) on
> Ben Bolker
> line 1672 of src/library/tools/R/install.R :
> cmd <- paste0("tools:::.test_load_package('", pkg_name, "', ",
> quote_path(lib), ")")
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