Re: [Rd] options(""), and Windows installer changes

From: Duncan Murdoch <>
Date: Tue 04 Jul 2006 - 19:36:17 GMT

On 7/4/2006 1:26 PM, Dirk Eddelbuettel wrote:
> On 4 July 2006 at 08:32, Duncan Murdoch wrote:
> | at install time. The only (intentional) change to the current behaviour
> | is to default to CHM help instead of plain text.
> Some people may take offence with the fact that a non-open-source tool is now
> required to build GNU R on the Windows platform. I liked the old setting
> where you could use the chm compiler, if installed, but could live quite well
> without it too.

There's no change there. This just gets the installer to set an option in the default Rprofile file. If you don't use the installer, it won't be set, and you'll still default to plain text help.

Duncan Murdoch mailing list Received on Wed Jul 05 05:38:51 2006

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