[Rd] gnome support fail on startup (PR#426)
Prof Brian D Ripley
Thu, 10 Feb 2000 11:42:37 +0000 (GMT)
On Thu, 10 Feb 2000 email@example.com wrote:
> >>>>> "PD" == Peter Dalgaard BSA <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> PD> Prof Brian D Ripley <email@example.com> writes:
> >> See R --help. It is R --gui=GNOME, and that does work (in so far as
> >> GNOME support works) for me.
> PD> Hmm. Should probably allow the alternate form in the startup
> PD> script, and for debugger as well.
> Yes, the "=" shouldn't be required (yet) anywhere, I think!
> PD> Did we really mean to make -g defunct, btw?
> I think Kurt even promised to *NOT* make it defunct
> (but still "deprecated").
It says in the NEWS:
o Long-named options with arguments such as `--vsize' now use the
`--name=VALUE' form; the old `--name VALUE' is deprecated.
o New command line option `--gui' to specify the graphical user
interface under Unix. Currently, possible values are `X11' (the
(default) and `GNOME', provided that GNOME support is available.
Command line options \`-g' and `--gnome' are defunct.
which seems clear enough to me. -gui GNOME never existed to be
Brian D. Ripley, firstname.lastname@example.org
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