Re: [Rd] Re: [R] case-insensitive ZIP

From: Peter Dalgaard <p.dalgaard_at_biostat.ku.dk>
Date: Tue 02 Nov 2004 - 22:31:04 EST

(Ted Harding) <Ted.Harding@nessie.mcc.ac.uk> writes:

> On 02-Nov-04 Prof Brian Ripley wrote:
> > [...]
> > [Analogously, R CMD INSTALL will not install .tgz files on Unix,
> > even though some people distribute them: they are (equally) not
> > a supported format.]
>
> Maybe I'm out of date (R 1.8.0) but my Linux /usr/lib/R/bin/INSTALL
> has:

You are, but it still has...  

> if test -f "${1}"; then
> pkgname=`basename "${1}"`
> ## Also allow for 'package.tgz' ...
> pkgname=`basename "${pkgname}" .tgz`

I don't think an unversioned .tar.gz file survives that treatment though.

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