Re: [R] OS X proxy question

From: joerg van den hoff <>
Date: Wed 23 Mar 2005 - 05:09:43 EST

Drew Balazs wrote:
> All,
> I'm currently using R 2.0.1 on a Powerbook G4 with OS X 10.3.8. So far
> the only way I've found to set my proxy is by doing
> Sys.putenv("http_proxy"="<insert proxy url>:<proxy port>) everytime I
> start up R.
> This works fine, but I'd like to find a solution that doesnt require
> manual input everytime I start up R. Does any one have a better way of
> accomplishing this?
> Thanks,
> Drew Balazs
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if I understand your problem, you need a way to get some environment variables right which usually are set in .profile or .cshrc.

to this end you need a directory `.MacOSX' in your home dir and there a file `environment.plist'. this can best be edited with the uitility `Property Editor' which is in `/Developer/Applications/Utilities'.

see also

hope this helps

joerg mailing list PLEASE do read the posting guide! Received on Wed Mar 23 05:16:24 2005

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