Re: [Rd] How to modify the start-up message

From: Ron Michael <>
Date: Mon, 16 Jan 2012 16:50:04 +0530 (IST)

Thanks Uwe for you reply. However you used 'should' which brings some confusion to me! Did you mean that, **it is never possible** to modify those message given I only have windows binary?  

On 12.01.2012 16:27, Ron Michael wrote:
> Hi all, I got a custom R package in .zip (i.e. meant only for Windows installation). When I load that package, there are some start-up messages, probably loading through .onLoad() function. However I want to modify those messages. Please note that I do not have any other version of that package like .tar.gz fomat etc.
> Having only the .zip version, is there any possibility to modify those start-up functionalities of that package?

You should always modify packages by applying the changes to the source package and reinstall that.  Hence ask those who provided the binary package for a source version.

Uwe Ligges

> Thanks for your help.
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