[Rd] compiling and making R-2.0.1 for windows XP

Duncan Murdoch murdoch at stats.uwo.ca
Fri Jan 28 16:44:06 CET 2005

On Fri, 28 Jan 2005 15:37:41 +0000 (GMT), Prof Brian Ripley
<ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk> wrote :

>On Fri, 28 Jan 2005, Uwe Ligges wrote:
>> John Marsland wrote:
>>> I am having no luck compiling R-2.0.1 on a Windows XP platform. I have not 
>>> had these problems when compliling previous versions of R.
>>> I've installed all the recommended software and tools. But I cannot get 
>>> round this error message:
>>> make
>>> make[1]: `Rpwd.exe' is up to date.
>>> make -f Makefile.docfiles
>>> make[3]: Nothing to be done for `docfiles'.
>>> -------- Building ../../../library/base/R/Rprofile from 
>>> ../../library/profile/Common.R 
>>> ../../library/profile/Rprofile.windows--------
>>> mkdir -p ../../../library/base/R
>>> cat: not found
>> cat should be among the tools, looks like Duncan's latest release of 
>> tools.zip is missing cat (and I have tested the new release by overwriting 
>> older files, so I haven't noticed at least one file is missing this time).
>It is in the list mentioned in INSTALL, which is worth checking....

I accidentally put "cal" in instead of "cat"; it was fixed just

Duncan Murdoch

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