[Rd] Return options used to configure R

Berend Hasselman bhh at xs4all.nl
Fri Jan 22 14:50:40 CET 2016

> On 22 Jan 2016, at 14:07, Tom Quarendon <tom.quarendon at teamwpc.co.uk> wrote:
> I did have a search, but searching for "configure" just brought up loads of results for how to configure R.
> I'm sure it is in the manual, once you know where to look for it and if you know all the manuals inside out.
> Looking at the help for R CMD config, it's not actually clear that these relate to the options specified on configure, and it doesn't tell you things like --enable-R-shlib, or --prefix etc. 
> Anyway, thanks for the info. The Makeconf file is what I want. At least on Linux, doesn't appear to exist on our OSX installation, but we probably installed that from a pre-built package. Ditto Windows.

I use the CRAN provided R of OS X.
Makeconf is here:  /Library/Frameworks/R.framework/Versions/3.2/Resources/etc/Makeconf


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