[R] where does R search when source()?

Duncan Murdoch dmurdoch at pair.com
Sun Jul 11 13:58:06 CEST 2004

On Sat, 10 Jul 2004 23:28:39 -0400, "Shin, Daehyok"
<sdhyok at email.unc.edu> wrote:

>Considering replies to my question, typical practices of R users seem:
>1. Creating a special function to source frequently used scripts.

That's not right.  The practice I was describing is to have frequently
used code in a function, not in a script.

>2. Creating a personal package containing frequently used scripts.

And here it would be frequently used *functions*.
>Both of them needs additional steps to edit the function or to
>create/install the package
>when a script file is edited or added.

There's no additional step.  You write the function and use it.  

Duncan Murdoch

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