Re: R's startup : .Rprofile & .Renviron -- info and RFC

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Subject: Re: R's startup : .Rprofile & .Renviron -- info and RFC
From: Prof Brian D Ripley (ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk)
Date: Sat 25 Sep 1999 - 04:53:07 EST


Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.4.05.9909241949210.27899-100000@auk.stats>

On Fri, 24 Sep 1999, Martin Maechler wrote:

> [RFC = Request for Comments]
>
> { Yes, the documentation for .Renviron is really not there (but the FAQ...);
> the rest is in ?Startup }
>
> In R's Startup (on Unix only??) {unless --no-environ is specified}
> ~/.Renviron (if there) is read as an 'sh' script before R is called,
>
> then R looks ((for the site-wide Rprofile and then))
> for .Rprofile in the current directory and then for ~/.Rprofile
> (in the user's home directory).
>
> I'd like to set R_NSIZE and R_VSIZE ``project dependent'' automatically,
> and therefore would like .Renviron also searched in the currenct directory
> before the $HOME directory.
> (setting --nsize or --vsize explicitly would always override as they
> should).
>
> Is this desired?

It seems done on Unix, so now on Windows too, if not committed yet.

You had been worried, but all the info is in the Windows README. However,
I had got HOMEDRIVE as HOMEDIR, so thank you getting me to re-read it!

Brian

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