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

Gregor Gorjanc gregor.gorjanc at bfro.uni-lj.si
Sun Mar 4 23:04:57 CET 2007

Seth Falcon <sfalcon <at> fhcrc.org> writes:
> The quick fix for you is, I believe,
>     if (interactive()) {
>         library(fortunes)
>         fortune()
>         detach("package:fortunes")
>     }
> 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
> possible.

Yes, this solves my! problem. I do not know what is causing this behaviour. This
did not happen with 2.4.1

Thank you Seth.


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