[R] Rprofile etc in Linux

Agustin Lobo alobo at ija.csic.es
Wed Nov 28 12:43:18 CET 2001

On Wed, 28 Nov 2001, Prof Brian Ripley wrote:

> I would rather like to improve this mechanism. S4 implementations have
> variants on .S.chapters and S.init: the latter corresponds to R's
> Rprofile files, the former is a list of chapters (aka packages in R)
> to be attached/loaded.  So the R analogue would be a system file
> R.packages containing `ctest', and also ~/.R.packages containing a list of
> packages to be loaded at startup *in addition to* those in R.packages.
> Does that sound a worthwhile idea?

Yes, it would be much more intuitive.

Thanks for your help!


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