[R] Installing SJava - problem
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Wed May 16 18:10:26 CEST 2007
On Wed, 16 May 2007, mister_bluesman wrote:
> Thank you for your help. Does that mean I am unable to create a java program
> that runs on windows and evaluates R expressions within java code?
a) I said 'I don't know': it might work but I thought you ought to be
aware of the issue before doing a lot of work.
b) there are other interfaces, e.g. rJava and friends.
> Prof Brian Ripley wrote:
>> On Wed, 16 May 2007, mister_bluesman wrote:
>>> Hi there.
>>> I am trying to install SJava on my windows xp machine.
>>> I downloaded the windows source file SJava_0.69-0.tar.gz from the web
>>> I have folloed the XP command line instructions as directed in the table
>>> underneath the download link:
>>> cd $RHOME/src/library
>>> unzip SJava_0.69-0.zip
>>> cd SJava
>>> ./configure.win $RHOME
>>> cd $RHOME/src/gnuwin32
>>> make pkg-SJava
>>> I reconfigured the configure.win file so that the correct java sdk was
>>> referred to. Not a problem.
>>> However, when I try to type in make pkg-SJava i get the following
>>> C:\Program Files\R\R-2.5.0\src\gnuwin32>make pkg-SJava
>>> 'make' is not recognized as an internal or external command,
>>> operable program or batch file.
>>> What do I need to do to rectify this?
>> Follow the instructions in 'R Installation and Administration' for
>> building source packages on Windows.
>> I don't know if SJava is currently buildable on Windows, not least because
>> it requires an out-of-date Java (it objects to Java 6 aka 1.6.0), at least
>> on Linux (and on x86_64 Linux no earlier Java is viable).
>> 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)
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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
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