[R] rw0632 makes stray .Rhistory orphans
guido at hal.stat.unipd.it
Tue Feb 23 13:40:26 CET 1999
On Tue, Feb 23, 1999 at 12:09:08PM +0100, Karl M. Syring wrote:
> If you start Rterm/Rgui from the cmd (NT4.4) command line, the .Rhistory and
> .RData files are created/used in the current directory.
> I think, R should honor HOME or even the USERPROFILE variable.
This is modelled on the Unix behaviour. About .RData, I strongly
believe that it is a very sensible (and useful) behavior
(I use different directories for different projects or data
and WANT different .RData).
About .RHistory is more a matter of taste. Probably, I agree
that one .RHistory is enough.
BTW, since we are speaking on .RHistory: under Unix,
I would like to have the command history saved
also when one doesn't save the workspace; now, exiting
with q("no") or friends doesn't update .RHistory.
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