[Bioc-devel] [biocore] Sweave changes (keep.source = TRUE or FALSE?)
friedrich.leisch at stat.uni-muenchen.de
Wed Dec 6 14:48:06 CET 2006
>>>>> On Wed, 6 Dec 2006 11:32:25 +0000 (GMT),
>>>>> Prof Brian Ripley (PBR) wrote:
>> > Is it not possible to fix the windows path generation problem at
>> > the R level instead?
>> It is not an R problem, but a latex problem: The default path to an R
>> installation on an *English* windows machine (path depends on
>> language) is
>> C:\Program Files\R\...
>> and the blank is something latex cannot handle.
> In Windows R, use shortPathName():
Been there, seen that ;-(
Then you get tildes in your path, which latex doesn't like
either. That was the discussion which we had in August, see
and the thread leading to those two. I did look for *reliable*
alternatives, but found none and hence want to follow your advice and
stop *automatically* inserting a path which will most likely not work
on the platform most users have.
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