[R] Running R away from windows (to Linux)

Prof Brian D Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Thu Nov 28 17:58:17 CET 2002

On Thu, 28 Nov 2002, Derek Eder wrote:

> I want to migrate my R workspace databases (e.g., .Rdata) from Windows to Linux.  The R help file for "save" says that "[a]ll R platforms use the XDR representation of binary objects in binary save-d files, and these are portable across all R platforms."
> Is it is simple as that?  Copy the Windows .Rdata file to the Linux .ext3 file system?

Yes. I do it all the time.

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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