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19 INSTALL
@@ -59,16 +59,18 @@ And, read the R FAQ (http://www.ci.tuwien.ac.at/~hornik/R/R-FAQ.html).
INSTALLATION
After
+
./configure
make
+
have been completed successfully, you can install the complete R tree
to your system by typing
make install
This will install to the following directories:
- $prefix/bin executables
+ $prefix/bin (some) executables
$prefix/man/man1 man pages
$prefix/lib/R all the rest (libraries, online help
system, ...)
@@ -81,9 +83,14 @@ and can be set by running configure with the option
The prefix of the installation directories can also be seen in the
status message that is displayed at the end of configure.
-Note that you can run R without installing it from the place you
-compiled, even after `make clean'---all you need is a link from
-RHOME/bin/R to somewhere in your path.
+You do not necessarily have to build R in the top-level source
+directory (say, TOP_SRCDIR). To build in BUILDDIR, cd there and run
+
+ TOP_SRCDIR/configure
+ make
+
+and so on, as described further above. This has the advantage of always
+keeping your source tree `clean'.
USING FORTRAN
@@ -94,8 +101,8 @@ cf77, and fc (in that order), and then for f2c, and use whichever is
found first; if none is found, R cannot be compiled. The search
mechanism can be changed using the `--with-g77', `--with-f77', and
`--with-f2c' command line options to configure. If your FORTRAN
-compiler is in a non-standard location, you can specify it via
-`--with-f77=path.to.f77'.
+compiler is in a non-standard location, you should set the enviroment
+vaiable PATH accordingly before running configure.
TWO-LEVEL MAKE
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10 NEWS
@@ -2,10 +2,16 @@
NEW FEATURES
- o which(.) preserves names and has a new 'arr.ind' argument allowing
- for array indices.
+ o Makefiles should now conform (mostly) with the GNU Coding
+ Standards. In particular, `make install', `make uninstall'
+ and `make install-strip' now work.
+ Also, it is now possible to build R in a non-source directory.
+
+ o which() preserves names and has a new `arr.ind' argument
+ allowing for array indices.
o New functions {d,p,q,r}signrank for the Wilcoxon signed rank
+ distribution, and {d,p,q,r}wilcox for the Wilcoxon (rank sum)
distribution.
o Command line options GNUified a bit further.

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