[Rd] Issues with building package with C src on windows [R CMD INSTALL ignoring makefile]

Uwe Ligges ligges at statistik.tu-dortmund.de
Mon Dec 19 16:38:48 CET 2011

On 19.12.2011 16:30, Jonathan Shore wrote:
> I've written a rather complex package that requires overriding the default compilation behavior for the C code component.   In the src dir I have a Makefile that is used correctly on OSX and Linux builds of the package, but completely ignored on windows.
> R CMD INSTALL<package>
> on windows runs Makeconf instead of running make on my Makefile.    If run make in the src directory manually on windows, the shared library compiles.
> How can I get the INSTALL command to look for the Makefile?    I am building on R 2.14.0 on a win 7 vm.

See Writing R Extensions that tells you to write a


which is used under Windows.

Uwe Ligges

> Thanks
> Jonathan
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