[R] problem building R packages in windows xp

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Sun Jul 24 20:34:50 CEST 2005

On Sun, 24 Jul 2005, Jordi wrote:

> I am having problems building R packages in Windows xp. I have followed the
> instructions from Peter E. Rossi in Documentation -> Other, except for the

Better to follow the accurate official documentation.

> TeX version (fpTeX), since when I go to the recommended webpage, it is said
> that fpTeX has been discontinued.

Only development has been discontinued.  fptex is still available at e.g.


and other CTAN nodes.

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