[Rd] Building R for windows tools link

Gregor GORJANC gregor.gorjanc at bfro.uni-lj.si
Thu May 12 08:25:17 CEST 2005

Prof Brian Ripley wrote:
> On Wed, 11 May 2005, Gorjanc Gregor wrote:
>> Hello!
>> I think that link to page of Duncan Murdoch (bellow) should be given
>> http://www.murdoch-sutherland.com/Rtools/
>> at
>> http://developer.r-project.org/.
> Are you saying that it is given incorrectly?  I can't see it.
> That site is for the development of R, not for users building R, so it
> does not seem appropriate to link from there.
No, it isn't given incorrectly. I was surprised that it isn't there. I
agree to some point with you, but building R is probably also part of the

>> It's easy to launch Google and find mentioned page, but it took me quite
>> some time to do this, because I was sure, that it is noted somewhere
>> on {www,CRAN}.r-project.org. Maybe I didn't read carefully ...
> It _is_ in the R-admin manual, the place building R for Windows is
> discussed (as from 2.1.0).  Apart from in that manual I am unaware of it
> being on the main R web sites.
OK, it looks like I'll have to update a bookmark in my head.

Lep pozdrav / With regards,
    Gregor Gorjanc

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