[R] making packages for windows from UNIX

Prof Brian D Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Thu Sep 20 21:57:12 CEST 2001

On Thu, 20 Sep 2001, John Verzani wrote:

> Hello,
> I am trying to make a package for windows using my linux installation
> of R. I tried to make the package by first using R CMD build (under
> linux) to create a tar.gz package. Then I uncompressed and rearchived
> as a zip package. After installing this under windows, the data files
> work fine, but the R files aren't seen under windows. Is there some
> easy way to create a working zip package from the tar.gz package or do
> I need to do this from windows?

See readme.packages under Windows, or in the sources.

I suspect you did not actually `install' it.

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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