[Rd] --interactive and -f/-e

Mick Jordan mick.jordan at oracle.com
Thu Apr 30 20:25:38 CEST 2015

On 4/29/15 3:20 AM, Martin Maechler wrote:
>>>>>> Mick Jordan <mick.jordan at oracle.com>
>>>>>>      on Tue, 28 Apr 2015 18:11:54 -0700 writes:
> So, in principle it should not seem hard to make --interactive
> work for '-e' and '-f' as well, but I don't see quickly how.
> Just changing the line in unix/system.c you've mentioned above
> is clearly not enough.
> Martin Maechler
> ETH Zurich
Thanks for the detailed assessment. When implementing a feature (I'm on 
the FastR project) I usually go by what the manual says, then check it 
against GnuR, and then if they don't match, read the source code. I'd be 
just as happy for the manual to be fixed rather than the code.


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