[R-pkg-devel] Debian: example file is no longer read correctly
goran.brostrom at umu.se
Wed Dec 20 23:47:09 CET 2017
On 2017-12-20 18:54, Dirk Eddelbuettel wrote:
> On 20 December 2017 at 15:32, Göran Broström wrote:
> | > Or can someone tell me how to install the package using R devel on Linux?
> | Good question (which I missed). I do it like this:
> | (i) Download and unpack the tarball R-devel.... in ~/src/
> | (ii) ./configure and make
> | (iii) Start R-devel: $ ~/src/R-devel/bin/R
> | (iv) > install.packages(...)
> | This seems to install packages in R-devel/library/, separate from your
> | main R installation. Note that I do not install R-devel.
> | This is found by trial-and-error. I don't know if it is the recommended way.
> It is, but more work. (I still do it as it is set up.)
Thanks Dirk, that's exactly what I wanted to hear!
> Another good way is to use the rocker/drd container (where "drd" is short for
> "daily R-devel"). Requires a system that can run Docker, which is most these
> days, and generally worth it.
I'll spend the holidays to learn.
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