[R] Re: packages

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Tue Feb 3 07:54:52 CET 2004

You need to install the package on Windows just as you do on Unix, not 
unzip a *source* package in the destination area.

Please consult the relevant FAQ.

On Mon, 2 Feb 2004, Barbara Bailey wrote:

> I am trying to make my own package of R functions, datasets and help 
> files, which were originally in S and have been converted. As a Unix 
> user, I am trying to make a package that installs on Windows and I am 
> having some trouble. 
> I have a zip file that seems to unzip fine, but I have to use the source 
> command to make functions accessible.  
> e.g. source("C:/Program Files/R/rw1081/library/slab/R/slab.q")
> Is there a command that make happen? or is the .q extention causing trouble?
> It turns out that the data() command works fine, but help files are not 
> accessible either. 

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