[R] Sweave in makefile under Win XP
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Thu Apr 29 09:48:07 CEST 2004
On Thu, 29 Apr 2004, Ladelund, Steen wrote:
> Hi all.
> To automate the production of a document I want to have something like:
> test.tex : test.Rnw
> "Sweave("test.Rnw") "| R --no-restore --no-save
> in a makefile.
> This however gives an error as R states: Sweave("test.Rnw") : not found.
> I use R-1.9.0pat (040424 I think) on Win XP.
> Any suggestions, hints or plain help appreciated.
Look at the examples in the makefiles in the R sources, and beware of
shell quoting. So
echo "Sweave('test.Rnw')" | Rterm.exe --vanilla --slave
may be the simplest. (I would avoid using `R' in programming as it may
well find the wrong thing one day.)
Brian D. Ripley, ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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