Re: [Rd] use one custom package with multiple R versions?

From: Andrew Piskorski <>
Date: Thu 30 Nov 2006 - 17:09:49 GMT

On Thu, Nov 30, 2006 at 10:39:33AM -0500, Simon Urbanek wrote:

> Personally, I prefer using default prefix (i.e. the equivalent to --
> prefix=/usr/local) and then use
> make install rhome=/usr/local/R/2.4
> The advantage of this is that it will behave as if it was installed
> in the regular prefix and thus handling things like external
> libraries is much less painful. Just make sure you create proper

Simon, I don't understand the distinction, could you explain what these two methods do differently, please? And how does this affect the use of external libraries?

Andrew Piskorski <>

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