[R] problem with "history"

Alberto Murta amurta at ipimar.pt
Fri Jul 27 18:36:02 CEST 2001

Martin Maechler wrote:
> Instead of "re-compiling" you must "re-configure from scratch" after an OS
> upgrade.
> I.e.,
>         rm config.cache
>         {path/}configure
>         make
> etc
> An even more foolproof (but considerably slower) version of the above would
> be to throw away your 1.3.0 installation, and re configure from scratch.
> This means that if your build directory is = source, you trash everything,
> unpack the tar file again, etc.

I tried the latter option and it didn't solve the problem. I really
can't understand what can be the problem. Anyway, I finally managed to
put R to work with the arrow keys by installing the rpm package made for
SuSE Linux 7.2 (from CRAN) instead of building from source.

Thank you very much for your support


                       Alberto G. Murta                      
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