[R-sig-Debian] New Debian packages using /usr/share/R as well as /usr/lib/R

Douglas Bates dmbates at gmail.com
Mon Jan 16 17:29:32 CET 2006

I should know this but ...

Is it possible to add some version of the URL you give below to
/etc/apt/sources.list so that I can use

wajig build r-base-core

to download and build the new package?

On 1/16/06, Dirk Eddelbuettel <edd at debian.org> wrote:
> R always had all its files below /usr/lib/R, which isn't perfectly in line
> with the Filesystem Hierarchy Standard (FHS). We did get some bug reports on
> this, and I tried to argue for a while that this was consistent upstream
> behaviour etc pp I would expect the issue to come back again.
> Brian Ripley had made some changes to R a few months ago which allow to split
> doc/, include/ and share/ off into /usr/share/R.  The set of R 2.2.1-3
> packages now available at
>         http://dirk.eddelbuettel.com/code/debian/
> uses this. Ans while "It works for me" so far, I would appreciate additional
> testing.
> Thanks, Dirk
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