[R] configure/build R on Windows
ligges at statistik.tu-dortmund.de
Wed Jan 16 20:48:14 CET 2013
On 16.01.2013 20:44, peter dalgaard wrote:
> On Jan 16, 2013, at 20:24 , Uwe Ligges wrote:
>> On 15.01.2013 22:24, Beto . wrote:
>>> Does anyone knows if there is a Documentation or any wiki that
>>> could help me to configure and build R
>>> using cygwin with the Intel Compilers on Windows?
>> No, cygwin is an unsupported platform.
> Let me clarify that a bit: We're not forbidding people to try, or help each other with trying. It's just that R Core members have tried and failed to make a satisfactorily working build and at some point decided not to even try any more. So you're on your own.
> (I seem to recall that there is some lurking nastiness. If you manage to get something running, make very sure that R passes its "make check-all" self-tests before you release it on unsuspecting users!)
Yes, same is true when using the other set of compilers.
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