Re: [Rd] 'sessionInfo()' instead of 'version'

From: Martin Maechler <maechler_at_stat.math.ethz.ch>
Date: Thu 29 Dec 2005 - 21:15:27 GMT

>>>>> "roger" == roger koenker <rkoenker@uiuc.edu> >>>>> on Thu, 29 Dec 2005 14:07:19 -0600 writes:

    roger> In a private response to Tony Plate's suggestion to
    roger> replace version() output with sessionInfo() in R-help
    roger> requests,

>> roger koenker wrote:
    >>> Thanks for this, it would seem useful to have version     >>> numbers for the packages too?

    roger> and Tony replied,
>> Sounds sensible to me! If I were you I'd send a message
>> to R-devel suggesting this. AFAIK, some changes to
>> sessionInfo() are already being considered, so this is a
>> good time to suggest that.

    roger> So, for what it is worth....

but the version numbers of the non-standard packages are *there* -- so what do you mean ?

  > sessionInfo()
  R version 2.2.1, 2005-12-20, x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu

  attached base packages:

  [1] "graphics"  "grDevices" "datasets"  "utils"     "methods"   "stats"    
  [7] "base"     

  other attached packages:
   cluster fortunes sfsmisc
  "1.10.2" "1.2-0" "0.95-2"
  >



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