[R] command line R; readline history

Peter Dalgaard BSA p.dalgaard at pubhealth.ku.dk
Fri Feb 16 18:57:44 CET 2001

"Yan Zhang" <YZhang at akamaitrading.com> writes:

> Hello,
> I need help now. I installed R in my Solaris 5.8 box. But two things I am
> missing comparing to my old Splus.
> 1. I used to invoke a command edit Splus by type "Splus -e". So I can surfer
> in Splus like ksh environment. Can I do the same in R?
> 2. I used BSD version of R, which I can use "up" key to call back last
> command. But in Sun, I can't make it happened. I reinstalled the readline
> from GNU, hoping it help. But it didn't.

It should, but you may need to say where it is during the configure
stage of the R build. Also, it should be a fairly recent version of
readline although I doubt that would be the problem.

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