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

From: Dirk Eddelbuettel <>
Date: Tue 04 Jul 2006 - 21:56:16 GMT

On 4 July 2006 at 15:36, Duncan Murdoch wrote:
| 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.

I am sorry. I misread your original mail as affecting the build process, not the installer. Please ignore my non-applicable complaint. Not enough coffee.


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