[Rd] environment question

Mick Jordan mick.jordan at oracle.com
Sun May 18 06:08:37 CEST 2014

On 5/17/14, 9:02 PM, Simon Urbanek wrote:

Thanks, those were exactly the kind of answers that I wanted.
> More importantly that's not the value forever - note that later there is
> .GlobalEnv <- globalenv()
> in base/R/Rprofile which is loaded *after* base/R/*.R which is the value you see when you check after base is locked.
That's what I thought might be happening - should have checked the site 
profile. Now I'm just curious why it's important to have a value for 
.GlobalEnv during the loading of the base .R files.


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