[R] R 0.64.2 for Windows 95/NT
Prof Brian D Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Wed Jul 21 17:17:31 CEST 1999
On Wed, 21 Jul 1999, E. S. Venkatraman wrote:
> I installed R 0.64.2 using "rwinst.exe" on a Windows 95 machine. The zip
> files and rwinst.exe were stored in a directory "rtmp" and I wanted R to
> be installed in "r0642" (by setting c:\rtmp for source directory and c:\
> for install directory). After the installation was completed the main
> program was in r0642 whereas all the documentation in c:\rtmp\r0642.
> Is this a known bug?
No. I have never tried installing in the root directory, and that
probably fails, since c: vs c:\ is handled differently from c:\rbeta vs
c:\rbeta\. I'll add a special-case check for this.
You can just move the files, of course.
> Furthermore if I set the install directory to be c:\rbeta instead of c:\
> (in the hope that the distribution will be installed in c:\rbeta and not
> c:\r0642) I end up with the files in c:\rbeta\r0642.
Yes, that is what is specified to happen.
Brian D. Ripley, ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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