[R] Prompt / Console problem

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Tue Feb 3 19:47:05 CET 2004

It depends on having readline available.  If you compiled this yourself, 
please consult the R-admin manual (as INSTALL asks).  If you installed an 
RPM, please talk to the provider of the RPM.

On Tue, 3 Feb 2004, Laetitia Marisa wrote:

> I have R installed under a Mandrake linux system and I don't have shell 
> utilities any more under my R console such as completion when writing a 
> file path, back and forth in the history, bindkeys... Moreover when I 
> quit R by saving, no .Rhistory file is created while the .Rdata is. I 
> don't get how this work, I thought it was based on the user unix shell 
> but it does not seem.
> Any ideas??

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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