[R] building R1.6.2 from source (windows2k)
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Tue Jan 14 10:31:02 CET 2003
On Tue, 14 Jan 2003, Christian Schulz wrote:
> what's wrong in my compiling procedure ?
> make bitmapdll
> make tcl
> make docs (..first i get the error message for Latex3.0 so that i'm update
> my miktex installation, after this doing again i'm getting no error !)
Nope, that message is a texinfo warning for TeX 3.0, which you should
ignore as that's from the 1980's.
> After "make docs" i should
> change directory to R-1.6.2/doc and type:
Do read more carefully. The file INSTALL says `doc/manual'!
> C:\Rcompile\R-1.6.2\doc>make -f Makefile.win info
> make: Makefile.win: No such file or directory
> make: *** No rule to make target `Makefile.win'. Stop.
Do you really want info versions of the manuals, on Windows? If so you
will need to know how to install them.
> Rgui.exe works, but the "packages-html-help" files are corrupt !?
What are the "packages-html-help" files? The instructions work, with the
recommended set of tools and if actually followed.
Brian D. Ripley, ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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