[R] Can't build termstrc package from source

Uwe Ligges ligges at statistik.tu-dortmund.de
Tue May 5 14:08:35 CEST 2009

I guess you asked R to:

    R CMD build ...

which builds the source package, but you need


in order to install the package or

R CMD INSTALL --build  ...

in order to install *and* build a binary package. See the manual R 
Installation and Administration.

Uwe Ligges

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.
> Thanks,
> Chirantan
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