[R-SIG-Mac] .svn directory installed with R

Simon Urbanek simon.urbanek at r-project.org
Fri Dec 14 15:45:04 CET 2007

On Dec 10, 2007, at 5:10 PM, jiho wrote:

> This has been true for several versions already but I did not reported
> it before: installing R puts some .svn directories a bit all around
> (in / and in /Applications at least). I don't know whether this is a
> "feature" but this is particularly annoying when using svn for other
> purposes: my whole disk is recognised as an svn checkout. I use
> SCPlugin which means I have badges everywhere too, and so on and so
> forth.

Thank you for your report, but please stick to the facts, embellishing  
your reports with fiction is rather counter-productive.

> So: why are those directories installed?

Because the root of the packaging was stored in the svn and the  
installer has apparently copied that root .svn directory.

> Can it be changed?

Yes, done (for nightly builds and future releases).


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