[R] Can't build termstrc package from source

Peter Dalgaard P.Dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk
Tue May 5 12:06:14 CEST 2009

Chirantan Kundu wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm trying to build the termstrc 1.1 package from its source on R 2.7.2 on
> Windows XP. However instead of building the package it just zips the entire
> source into a .tar.gz file.
> This is the first time I'm trying to build an R package from source. I
> installed the R toolset for Windows and set RTools as well as Perl & MinGW
> directories in the path.
> Anybody tried this out? Any file missing in the source?
> Any help is appreciated.

It's hard to tell what you did wrong when you don't tell what you did.

I suspect you need to study the difference between

R CMD build
R CMD check
R CMD build --binary

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