[R] read.packages: where is it?

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Wed Oct 17 19:25:01 CEST 2001

On Wed, 17 Oct 2001, Agustin Lobo wrote:

> The rw-FAQ.html (entry 7.2 How do I include compiled C code?) mentions
> the file readme.packages, which I do no find in my installation. I've
> tried at CRAN and cannot find it. Doe anyone know where is it?

It *is* in the SetupR.exe distribution: you need to select the component
for `Source Packages', as described in section 7.2 of the rw-FAQ.  If you
had done as that describes, readme.packages would be in the top-level
rw1031 folder.

Alternatively, it is also in the source distribution in directory

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