[R] Printing the Manual from the Debian Package Contents
palme at uni-wuppertal.de
Tue May 11 15:45:51 CEST 1999
> palme at uni-wuppertal.de (Hubert Palme) writes:
> > I've installed the Debian (slink) package r-base 0.63.3-1. There are
> > lots of *.tex files in /usr/lib/R describing all the functions and
> > packages. There must be a canonical way to collect those files and
> > print a manual with LaTeX. Can anyone help me? (Debian package
> > maintainers?)
> As the Debian package maintainer I'm apologize for not responding to
> you earlier. I was travelling last week and away from my e-mail.
No problem. I hope, you had a good time :-)
> The general way of using the .tex files created in the latex directory
> for each package is to go to /usr/lib/R/doc/manual and run latex on
> the file Reference.tex. I see that it doesn't work with the current
> Debian package. I'll try to fix that when I upload the package for
> That binary version of that package will be uploaded to the unstable
> or potato distribution but the source version should be able to build
> on a slink system. Once I get the package generated I will send you
> instructions on how to build it from the sources.
Thanks, I'll wait for it.
Hubert Palme Bergische Universitaet-Gesamthochschule Wuppertal
E-Mail: palme at uni-wuppertal.de (Germany)
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