[R] windres problem

ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Fri Jun 28 08:56:30 CEST 2002

On Fri, 28 Jun 2002, Thomas Yee wrote:

> Hello,
> I am trying to build an R package for Windows from an R package
> for Linux. There seems to be a "windres" problem somewhere.
> Here's what I get.
> C:\Temp>Rcmd build --binary VGAM > mm
> make[2]: windres: Command not found
> make[2]: *** [VGAM_res.o] Error 127
> make[1]: *** [src/VGAM.dll] Error 2
> make: *** [pkg-VGAM] Error 2

windes is part of the compiler suite, so you either have not installed the
compilers or not put them in your path.

Please review `readme.packages'.

And, BTW, I suggest you use Rcmd check or even Rcmd INSTALL first, as you
can't build a binary package unless you can install it,

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