[R] Rcmd build -binary -- problem

Uwe Ligges ligges at statistik.tu-dortmund.de
Thu Mar 29 21:50:18 CEST 2012

On 28.03.2012 22:22, jack306 wrote:
> After I used rtools 2.15 and R-2.14.2 to create an R package, I have some
> thoughts that some R users may try:
> 1. If rcmd is not recognized even the path is set under advanced
> environmental variables, use "path C:\Program Files\R\R-2.14.2\bin\x64" if
> you try to use win-64 bit under cmd dos mode.
> 2. I have not been able to create a zip file using "R CMD install --build
> mypackage"

1. Because it is "INSTALL", not "install"?
2. Because it is mypackage_version.tar.gz?
3. Because there is no "dos mode"?

If you can install from sources, than you can also build. If not, we 
need details.

Uwe Ligges

 > for many times , but it seems that whole package can be installed
> under a specific directory. Mine is located a sub folder of My Documents.  I
> used winrar software to package all installed files and all subfolders to
> create a zip file.
> It seems very successful to me. Good luck!
> Jixiang Wu
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