Sweave (PR#2142)

Dirk Eddelbuettel edd@debian.org
Fri, 11 Oct 2002 09:52:13 -0500

> Nope, R.home is correct.  The problem is that Sweave is not escaping \'s
> (nor spaces, although I believe they will not occur in R.home()'s output).
> Some Windows applications insist on \, but Windows' versions of TeX seem
> to insist on /, so applications calling TeX need to convert the path to
> Unix style.

I got bitten by that under Cygwin with R in the default c:\Program Files\R.
Cygwin's LaTeX (i.e. tetex) then breaks. A location without spaces in the
path works fine.   


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