[R] Rcmd SHLIB

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Sun Feb 29 08:54:32 CET 2004

Most likely you don't have dlltool in your path.  Further, I suspect you 
don't have the correct make in your path since AFAIK that does not use 

Please check and check again that you have followed exactly all the 
instructions in the file readme.packages.  See Q3.1 in the rw-FAQ.

On Sat, 28 Feb 2004, Gabriel Lawson wrote:

> Ok, I think I may have a path or permissions problem (below).  Anyone
> know which settings I should check?
> When I use 
> "Rcmd SHLIB <filename>"
> I get:  
> C:\Program Files\R\rw1081\bin>Rcmd SHLIB info.diffusion.c
> process_begin: CreateProcess((null), dlltool -k --as as --dllname R.dll --def R.
> exp --output-lib libR.a, ...) failed.
> make (e=2): The system cannot find the file specified.
> make[1]: *** [libR.a] Error 2
> make: *** [libR] Error 2

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Professor of Applied Statistics,  http://www.stats.ox.ac.uk/~ripley/
University of Oxford,             Tel:  +44 1865 272861 (self)
1 South Parks Road,                     +44 1865 272866 (PA)
Oxford OX1 3TG, UK                Fax:  +44 1865 272595

More information about the R-help mailing list