[Rd] help with creating package
andy_liaw at merck.com
Wed Dec 22 01:51:07 CET 2004
You seem not to have followed the instructions carefully enough. Note that
the `make' that is picked up is the wrong one. You probably need to move
path to R tools, etc. to the beginning of the PATH variable.
Also, you might want to install a suitable TeX system (e.g., fpTeX).
> From: Teodor Krastev
> I'm trying to create a source package (on Win2k system). I
> followed the
> instructions from R-extns.pdf, installed ActivePerl and
> RTools with setting
> the DOS path to it.
> Then I did "Rcmd check" and had an error:
> C:\R\rw2001\bin>Rcmd check D:/prime7/SpnInstall/spectrino
> * checking for working latex ...latex: not found
> * using log directory 'C:/R/rw2001/bin/spectrino.Rcheck'
> * checking for file 'spectrino/DESCRIPTION' ... OK
> * checking if this is a source package ... OK
> installing R.css in C:/R/rw2001/bin/spectrino.Rcheck
> MAKE Version 5.2 Copyright (c) 1987, 1998 Inprise Corp.
> Incorrect command line argument: --no-print-directory
> Incorrect command line argument: -C
> Syntax: MAKE [options ...] target[s]
> -B Builds all targets regardless of
> dependency dates
> -Dsymbol[=string] Defines symbol [equal to string]
> -Idirectory Names an include directory
> -K Keeps (does not erase) temporary files
> created by MAKE
> -N Increases MAKE's compatibility with NMAKE
> . .
> What is wrong ? Anybody with a clue ?
> Maybe RTools need more setting to be done - what, how ?
> Marry Christmas, everyone !!!
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