[ESS] Developing R packages under ESS

Vitalie Spinu @p|nuv|t @end|ng |rom gm@||@com
Thu Mar 8 21:08:04 CET 2018

>> Just start R inside package directory and start eval-ing stuff as you
>> normally do.

> Do you mean that R must be launched from inside the package directory?

I was imprecise. No, R process could be run from anywhere. It's that
ess-r-package-mode is active only within the package directory.

> I haven't been using devtools,

It's an implementation detail. We are relying on devtools because it's
convenient. For most commands (install, check etc) we could have done


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