[R] building packages on windows

A.J. Rossini rossini at blindglobe.net
Fri May 17 00:55:56 CEST 2002

Are you using the recommended R tools, or Cygwin?  Stay away from
Cygwin, at least for R.  See the R Windows FAQ.


>>>>> "niels" == Niels Waller <niels.waller at vanderbilt.edu> writes:

    niels> Has anyone had success building a package on a windows
    niels> machine?

    niels> I am trying the following command with no luck (perhaps my
    niels> flags are incorrect?).  At this point I am stuck. Any help
    niels> greatly appreciated.

    niels> Niels Waller (BTW - I have no idea why it cannot find
    niels> sh.exe since I have it is a directory that is specified in
    niels> a path statement)

    niels> H:\R\bin>rcmd build --binary --use-zip h:\taxon2 * checking
    niels> for file 'h:\taxon2/DESCRIPTION' ... OK

    niels> make: Entering directory `/cygdrive/h/R/src/gnuwin32' make
    niels> DLLNM= \ -C h://taxon2 PKG=taxon2 RHOME=h:/R
    niels> RLIB=c:/TEMP/Rbuild.373 \ -f h:/R/src/gnuwin32/MakePkg
    niels> make[1]: Entering directory `/cygdrive/h/taxon2' make[1]:
    niels> /bin/sh.exe: Command not found make[1]: ***
    niels> [c:/TEMP/Rbuild.373/taxon2/zzzz] Error 127 make[1]: Leaving
    niels> directory `/cygdrive/h/taxon2' make: *** [pkg-taxon2] Error
    niels> 2 make: Leaving directory `/cygdrive/h/R/src/gnuwin32' ***
    niels> Installation of taxon2 failed ***

    niels> installing R.css in c:/TEMP/Rbuild.373

    niels> * building 'taxon2_1..3.zip' zip warning: name not matched:
    niels> taxon2

    niels> zip error: Nothing to do! (try: zip -r9X
    niels> H:/R/bin/taxon2_1..3.zip . -i taxon2)

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