[R] Help with installing a .tar.gz package on windows
bhh at xs4all.nl
Mon Jul 8 10:38:37 CEST 2013
On 08-07-2013, at 02:15, "Lucy Leigh" <Lucy.Leigh at newcastle.edu.au> wrote:
> I have a source package that isn't available as a windows zip file. Can
> anyone explain to me how I can install this on my windows R platform?
> When I use the following code:
> install.packages("PReMiuM_3.0.21.tar.gz", type = "source")
Where did you get that version from?
CRAN has version 3.0.20 and that is available as a binary Windows package (.zip).
As for the error message: you have to have Rtools installed to compile source packages.
> I get this error message:
> * installing *source* package 'PReMiuM' ...
> ** libs
> *** arch - i386
> ERROR: compilation failed for package 'PReMiuM'
> * removing 'C:/Program Files/R/R-3.0.1/library/PReMiuM'
> Warning messages:
> 1: running command '"C:/PROGRA~1/R/R-30~1.1/bin/x64/R" CMD INSTALL -l
> "C:\Program Files\R\R-3.0.1\library" "PReMiuM_3.0.21.tar.gz"' had status
> 2: In install.packages("PReMiuM_3.0.21.tar.gz", type = "source") :
> installation of package ‘PReMiuM_3.0.21.tar.gz’ had non-zero exit
> Thanks for any help anyone can give me,
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