[R] Rprofile.site not executed?

marciarr marcia.rocha at gmail.com
Wed Jan 16 16:38:30 CET 2008

I have exactly the same problem, just made the same question to the list 2
hours after you (your message was still not posted). Hope someone answers

Fernando Saldanha wrote:
> It seems that my Rprofile.site file is not executed when I start R. To
> test this I included the following code in that file:
>  .First <- function(){
>  cat("\nWelcome at", date(), "\n")
>  flush.console()
> }
> When I start R the message above is not displayed.
> I am running R 2.6.1 (rgui.exe) under Vista Home Premium. The
> Rprofile.site is in the etc folder and the R_PROFILE variable has the
> value "".
> I looked in the help (?Startup) but could not figure out what is
> wrong. Any suggestions?
> Thanks.
> FS
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