[R] Command History

Ross Ihaka ihaka at stat.auckland.ac.nz
Tue Dec 14 01:02:02 CET 1999

On Tue, Dec 14, 1999 at 10:45:21AM +1100, Philip L. Smith wrote:
> Venables and Ripley's supplementary notes state that
> Unix R provides a command history mechanism in which
> previous commands can be recalled using the up and down
> arrows.  My version of R (Digital Unix 4.0) doesn't
> appear to support this.  Is this an installation issue
> and is there a workaround?

Obtain and install a recent version of the GNU readline library
and then reconfigure and make R.


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