[R-SIG-Mac] Strange behaviour when setting proxy?
rconroy at rcsi.ie
Mon Nov 29 16:03:27 CET 2004
Is it possible to set proxy information permanently? Does R have a
startup file that it will execute which will do things like proxy
setting or changing working directory? (Sorry if this is a very newbie
question, but I am a very newbie...)
It would be nice to add proxy settings to the GUI, as it took me a long
time to track down the information on how to do it from the
documentation, and it's a big stumbling block in getting R set up on OS X.
However, I also have this odd behaviour on 2.0.1 running on 10.3.6
I accidentally issued the command
Realising my error (a period instead of an underscore) I issued the
However, R persisted in trying the first proxy. Experimenting with this,
it seems that R allows me to put a definition for the proxy just once,
and the only way of recovering from an error is to exit R and restart.
Is this a bug or a feature?
Ronan M Conroy (rconroy at rcsi.ie)
Senior Lecturer in Biostatistics
Royal College of Surgeons
Dublin 2, Ireland
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