[Rd] Fixing html help port in 2.10

Dieter Menne dieter.menne at menne-biomed.de
Fri Oct 16 17:01:12 CEST 2009

Duncan Murdoch-2 wrote:
> On 10/16/2009 10:39 AM, Dieter Menne wrote:
>> I noted that the new html-help in 2.10 under Windows uses a random port
>> on my
>> computer.
>> This cause a problem, because when I create a link such as:
>> this is for one-time use only. Is it possible to fix the port?
> Not currently.  If you look in tools:::startDynamicHelp you can see how 
> ...

Too bad. When I saw the port, I immediately changed all my static links to
use the ports, because it looked like a good idea to have addresses that do
not change when I install into a new directory.

Back to the drawing board. Maybe I should use R_HOME instead.


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