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

Peter Dalgaard BSA p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk
Thu Nov 28 17:39:59 CET 2002

"Derek Eder" <Derek.Eder at neuro.gu.se> writes:

> 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. That's how it is supposed to work. 

(I'd keep the originals just in case, by superstition.)

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