[Rd] fortune() in .Rprofile conflicts with R CMD INSTALL

Seth Falcon sfalcon at fhcrc.org
Sun Mar 4 17:18:38 CET 2007

Gregor Gorjanc <gregor.gorjanc at bfro.uni-lj.si> writes:

> Hello,
> This is about fortune package, but I think that might be related also to
> base R, so I am sending to package maintainer and R-devel list.
> I have the following in my .Rprofile to break monotony of code writing
> library(utils)
> library(fortunes)
> fortune()
> detach("package:fortunes")

The quick fix for you is, I believe,

    if (interactive()) {

Whether something could be changed so that R's output doesn't confuse
itself and gcc when doing R CMD INSTALL, seems like it should be

+ seth

Seth Falcon | Computational Biology | Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

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