[Rd] R.version.string (Re: MikTeX will be assumed in R 2.2.0 in Windows)

Gabor Grothendieck ggrothendieck at gmail.com
Sat Sep 10 04:04:37 CEST 2005

On 9/9/05, Duncan Murdoch <murdoch at stats.uwo.ca> wrote:
> I've just committed some changes to allow R to be built and to use
> MikTeX without needing the Rd.sty files to be installed to localtexmf.
> Unfortunately, the changes are not compatible with other TeX packages,
> so if you're not using MikTeX you'll need to edit a couple of the config
> files (or set an environment variable).
> I'd appreciate hearing of any problems during the alpha or beta test period.
> A binary build containing the changes should be on CRAN tomorrow or the
> next day.  Look for revision 35546 or higher.

Note that R.version.string in R 2.2.0 2005-09-03 does not give
this sort of version information.  If we are going to use this style
I suggest we modify R.version.string accordingly.

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