[R] *.R files for user libraries
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Fri Jun 22 14:36:09 CEST 2001
On Fri, 22 Jun 2001, Agustin Lobo wrote:
> The Writing R Extensions document (R-exts.pdf) states that,
> for creating an R library,
> The `R' subdirectory contains R code files. The code files to be installed
> must start with
> a (lower or upper case) letter and have one of the extensions `.R', `.S',
> `.q', `.r', or `.s'.
> Does this mean that each function sould go into
> a separate *.R file?
> I understand that I can save a given function as
> But I have many functions, should I make that each function
> go to a separate file? Is there any utility for doing
You can use one of more files as you like. You can also just concatentate
the small files into one large file via `cat'.
Most packages use one file for each group of functions, as indeed do the R
> Dr. Agustin Lobo
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> 08028 Barcelona SPAIN
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