[Rd] R-2.0.0/lib/R/bin/INSTALL (PR#7329)
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Mon Nov 1 18:49:00 CET 2004
On Mon, 1 Nov 2004 mmokrejs at ribosome.natur.cuni.cz wrote:
> the install script should make sure user has set R_HOME variable.
If you mean, R_HOME/bin/INSTALL, that is not an `install script'. It is
documented to be run as R CMD INSTALL, and R (a shell script) sets R_HOME.
Please see, e.g. `An Introduction to R', ?INSTALL, the `R Installation and
Administration Manual'. Or even look at the file, which says
usage="Usage: R CMD INSTALL [options] pkgs
> I don't have it as root, and get stupid messages. Anyway, should it be set
> to $blah/R-2.0.0/lib/R/ or $blah/R-2.0.0 ?
> Thanks for help
Please do as we ask and help us by
- reading the posting guide
- reading the relevant documentation
- reading the FAQ on BUGS
before submitting a report. The second is likely to help you too.
Brian D. Ripley, ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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