[Rd] how to make a true binary package?

Duncan Murdoch murdoch.duncan at gmail.com
Tue Oct 11 18:43:30 CEST 2011

On 11/10/2011 12:33 PM, A Zege wrote:
> I'd like to have a version of a package that doesn't include sources. I
> thought that this could be achieved by using binary option in R CMD build,
> but in fact it packages source code that could be easily printed once the
> library is loaded. Is there an option to avoid visibility of the source?

No.  As Uwe said, R is an open source project.  We like to encourage 
others to be open source too.

Duncan Murdoch

> Another related question is how to install two versions of the same package,
> so that i could load either of them? I am sure this could be done, just
> cannot find this in docs.
> I am using R 2.12.1 on Red Hat Lunix
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