Re: R-beta: package ported from S to R

Friedrich Leisch (
Wed, 13 May 1998 12:56:07 +0200 (CEST)

From: Friedrich Leisch <>
Date: Wed, 13 May 1998 12:56:07 +0200 (CEST)
To: (Hubert Palme)
Subject: Re: R-beta: package ported from S to R
In-Reply-To: <>

>>>>> On Wed, 13 May 1998 12:30:23 +0200 (MDT),
>>>>> Hubert Palme (HP) wrote:

HP> Hello,
HP> I'm trying to port the S package "print.display" to R. The porting
HP> procedure seemed to work, but when I say library(print.display) or
HP> library("print.display"), then none of the functions is available. Ma=
HP> be, it's because of the dot in the package name?

Just tried a sample package with a dot in the filename and it worked

HP> What could have happened?

How and where did you install the package? Using the R INSTALL
mechanism or by hand? Is it in the library search path .lib.loc?

HP> BTW: How can I look up wether the package is really loaded?=20

search() shows an entry like "package:base" for every loaded package.


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