[R] modifying INSTALL to make html but not build package

Jonathan Baron baron at psych.upenn.edu
Sat Jun 14 21:18:58 CEST 2008

I have found the problem.  I don't understand it, but the script works
now.  I've removed it from where it was but will send it to anyone who
wants it.


On 06/14/08 11:44, Jonathan Baron wrote:
> For my R page at http://finzi.psych.upenn.edu/ (also the target of
> RSiteSearch()), I'm trying to find a way to get the html versions of
> the help pages without actually installing packages.  This will allow
> me to include packages that don't install.  And it will also vastly
> speed up the monthly update, and make it easier to replicate
> everything in case of disaster.
> I have made a modified version of INSTALL, which is the script that
> runs when you say R CMD INSTALL.  The idea is to use the modified
> version on downloaded packages.  The script runs, and it does not try
> to compile the code for the package, but it does not include the html
> pages.  I can't figure out why not.  If anyone would like to look at
> it, I'd greatly appreciate it.  It is at
> http://finzi.psych.upenn.edu/INST

Jonathan Baron, Professor of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania
Home page: http://www.sas.upenn.edu/~baron

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