Re: [Rd] R-devel Digest, Vol 100, Issue 28

From: Uwe Ligges <ligges_at_statistik.tu-dortmund.de>
Date: Wed, 29 Jun 2011 19:09:46 +0200

On 29.06.2011 13:41, John Maindonald wrote:
> I get the same style of path as Hadley. This is on Windows 7 Home Premium with SP1.
> I start R by clicking on the R-2.31.0 icon.
>
> I'd assumed that it was a change that came with R-2.13.0!
> (On 32-bit Windows XP, which I have just checked, I do indeed get the 8.3 paths.)
>
>> R.home()
> [1] "C:/Programs/R/R-2.13.0"

No, you got the same as Duncan: This is 8.3 compatible.

Uwe

>> sessionInfo()
> R version 2.13.0 (2011-04-13)
> Platform: x86_64-pc-mingw32/x64 (64-bit)
>
> locale:
> [1] LC_COLLATE=English_Australia.1252
> [2] LC_CTYPE=English_Australia.1252
> [3] LC_MONETARY=English_Australia.1252
> [4] LC_NUMERIC=C
> [5] LC_TIME=English_Australia.1252
>
> attached base packages:
> [1] stats graphics grDevices utils datasets
> [6] methods base
>
> John Maindonald email: john.maindonald_at_anu.edu.au
> phone : +61 2 (6125)3473 fax : +61 2(6125)5549
> Centre for Mathematics& Its Applications, Room 1194,
> John Dedman Mathematical Sciences Building (Building 27)
> Australian National University, Canberra ACT 0200.
> http://www.maths.anu.edu.au/~johnm
>
>> From: Duncan Murdoch<murdoch.duncan_at_gmail.com>
>> Date: 29 June 2011 10:17:46 AM AEST
>> To: Hadley Wickham<hadley_at_rice.edu>
>> Cc: Simon Urbanek<simon.urbanek_at_r-project.org>, r-devel_at_r-project.org
>> Subject: Re: [Rd] Small bug in install.packages?
>>
>>
>> On 28/06/2011 5:42 PM, Hadley Wickham wrote:
>>>> Isn't R.home() 8.3 path anyway?
>>>
>>> I don't think so:
>>>
>>>> R.home("bin")
>>> [1] "C:/Program Files/R/R-2.13.0/bin/i386"
>>
>> Weird. Like others, I see 8.3 pathnames. R gets those from a Windows call; what version of Windows are you using?
>>
>> Duncan Murdoch
>>
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