[R] "R" help leaves out lines of text

paul paul.domaskis at gmail.com
Thu Apr 16 17:04:17 CEST 2015

Duncan Murdoch <murdoch.duncan <at> gmail.com> writes:
> The Cygwin release is not supported by us, and is known to be buggy,
> because it doesn't handle line endings properly.
> You'll need to talk to the Cygwin folks if you can't reproduce this
> in one of our releases available from
> cran.r-project.org/bin/windows/base.

Paul <paul.domaskis <at> gmail.com> wrote:
> Installing things is always challenging in a locked down
> environment.  I'll post on a cygwin forum.  Thanks.

By the way, if it's just a DOS vs. UNIX line-ending issue, are the
help files stored in such a way that I can simply run them through
unix2dos (or vice-versa), or possibly use the unix tr command to
perform some other kind of conversion?

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